Super Falcons of Nigerian striker, Asisat Oshoala, has joined the female team of Spanish club, Barcelona.
Announcing the move on her Twitter handle, Oshoala expressed her delight at joining the football club on loan from her Chinese club, Dalian Quanjian F.C.
She tweeted, “Delighted to join @FCBfemeni on loan. 2019 let’s go.”
Oshoala, who was part of Nigeria’s Africa Women’s Cup of Nations triumph completed her medicals and signed her contract on Thursday.
“This is obviously one of the best clubs in the world. The team has a great history and wonderful football mentality,” Oshoala said.
The three-time CAF Women footballer of the year said she was happy to meet up and play with Vicky Losada, with whom they were teammates at Arsenal.
“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” Oshoala concluded.
Oshoala joins Barcelona placed second on the Primera Division Feminina table behind Atletico Madrid. Barcelona play their next game on February 3 against Albacete.