Super Falcons striker and three time Africa Women’s Player of the year has joined Barça Women until June 30 on loan from Dalian Quanjian of China.
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With the FIFA Women’s World Cup fast approaching, the 24 year-old has gone in search of more competitive football action to be in shape for the global showpiece.
The Nigerian striker who was top goalscorer in the Chinese Super League in 2017 returns to Europe after previous stints at Liverpool in 2015 and Arsenal in 2016.
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Speaking after signing for the European giants “This is obviously one of the best clubs in the world. The team has a great history and wonderful football mentality,” Oshoala said.
“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,” the 2018 AWCON winner said.