How Oshoala became the first African to win UEFA Women’s Champions League

How Oshoala became the first African to win UEFA Women’s Champions League

Asisat Oshoala’s Barcelona Femino thrashed Chelsea 4-0 to lift this season’s UEFA Women’s Champions League Saturday.

Oshoala started the match from the bench and was introduced into the encounter with less than 20 minutes left to play.


The four time African player of the winner replaced Jennie Hermoso and was unlucky no to get name on the scorer sheet.

Few minutes after her introduction, Oshoala was inches away from scoring her team’s fifth goals in on goal, only to be denied at the last minute by a superb challenge from Charles.

The former Arsenal and Liverpool forward went close few minuteslater, but blazed ber shot over the crossbar.

Oshoala, finally had the ball in the net on the 92nd minute, after asmart turn and cool finish, again the was chalk off after the official raised flag for offside.

Meanwhile, Four goals in first half was enough to hand the Barcelona their first UEFA Women’s Champions League title after a superb season.

The victory means have now become the first club to have won both women’s and men’s UEFA European champions.

In addition, Oshoala became the first African woman to win the UEFA Women’s Champions League.

She’s also the first score in the final after netting the consolation goal in the 4-1 defeat to Lyon back in 2019.

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