24 year old Superfalcon and three times African Footballer of the year, Asissat Lamina Oshoala has completed a move on Loan to Spanish side, Barcelona Feminine.
Oshoala scored 10 goals last season for Chinese side Dalian Quanjian as the club won their second League title in a row.
Oshoala completed her pre signing routines on Thursday morning at the Camp Nou through the assistance of Barcelona Feminine Sporting Director,l Markel Zubizarreta and penned a loan deal to keep her at Cataluna till June 30th 2019.
Signing the Women’s African Footballer of the year award for 2014,2016 & 2017 and multiple golden boots and golden balls winner is a huge catch for the La Liga side.
Barcelona currently occupies the second position in the La Liga Standings after 18 they are 3 points adrift leaders Athletico Madrid on 51.
Oshoala could make her Barcelona debut on Sunday when Barcelona host 10th-placed Albacete.
Assisat lastly played in Europe in 2016 after a spell at Arsenal a year earlier and now makes her return to Europe in a Spanish league experiencing a mass influx of African talents.
Oshoala post signing reaction:
“This is obviously one of the best clubs in the world. The team has a great history and wonderful football mentality”.
“I am excited about playing with Vicky Losada again. She’s a great midfielder, with a lot of energy and skill. I also met Fabiana in China and she helped me to make this decision”.
“My goal is to strengthen the team and help them to win and make history. This is a fantastic opportunity because I’m sure something big will happen here”
Malian forward Bassira Toure,Gaelle Enganamouit plus Midfielder Raissa Feudjio have all made switch to this league this January.
@angulesley on Twitter