By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Nigerian players including Super Falcons captain, Asisat Oshoala on Monday, April 5, 2021, are now aware of their quarter-final opponents for the 2020/2021 Spanish Copa de la Reina (Queens Cup) quarter-final after Monday’s draw.
Defending Champions, FC Barcelona, and Asisat Oshoala were drawn to face Toni Payne’s Sevilla.
FC Barcelona eliminated Sevilla 6-0 at the semi-final of the 2019/2020 edition on their way to winning the trophy as they defeated EDF Logrono 3-0 in the final on Saturday, February 13, 2021.
Madrid CFF with Rita Chikwelu, Osinachi Ohale, Chidinma Okeke, and Ogonna Chukwudi will face Real Madrid in a typical Madrid derby.
Sevilla defeated Madrid CFF 3-0 in the quarter-final of last season’s Copa de la Reina while Real Madrid also bowed out of the tournament at the same stage thanks to a 2-1 defeat in the hands of Athletic Bilbao.
Rasheedat Ajibade and Atletico Madrid will square up with Real Sociedad.
2018/2019 beaten finalist, Atletico Madrid were eliminated by Betis in the Round of 16 last season.
The other quarter-final clash will be between Levante and Tenerife with the games expected to take place on May 5 or 6, 2021.
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