Barcelona Femeni of Spain attacker, Asisat Oshoala is basking in the euphoria of her seventh goal in 11 matches for the club this season, and is equally happy that her brace helped her side snatch a 4-0 win away to Madrid CFF in La Femenina Liga, megasportsarena.com reports.
The Nigerian female national team, Super Falcons’ captain opened scoring just before half-time and then doubled her side’s advantage three minutes after the break , as ‘Super Zee’ enacted a feat of scoring in scored in five straight games and helped Barca stay top of the league table.
Oshoala scored twice from two good cutbacks and almost added a third but for good goalkeeping from the Madrid goalkeeper who rushed off her line to deny the Nigerian a hat-trick after which she was then substituted.
Two more goals were scored, one each by Jenni Hermoso and Aitana Bonmati, as Barca recorded an emphatic win over their rivals to stay top on 19 points, alongside Deportivo Abanca, while the Falcons’ star’s feat took her to second spot with her teammate on the top scorers’ chart.
Oshoala is still a goal behind Hermoso on the Maximas Goleadoras cards, following the game in which she came up against former FC Robo Queens of Lagos teammate and fellow-Falcons star, Chidinma Okeke, who returned to the starting line-up for Madrid.
However, Okeke, who also started for Madrid was hauled off after picking up a nasty injury, while another Spain-based Falcons’ star, Osinachi Ohale was in action for CD Tacon in a 3-1 loss away to RC Deportivo.
Another Falcons’ attacker, Alice Ogebe, who is expected to begin Primera action in January when she officially gets registered, scored a hat-trick for Real Betis II in their 9-0 win over San Miguel in a lower division fixture.
In Sweden, the midfield duo of Halimatu Ayinde and Ngozi Okobi were in action for Eskilstuna United, witrh both playing the entire duration of the final game of the Swedish Damallsvenskan season.
It ended 1-1 with a deserved away point as Okobi and Ayinde’s Eskilstuna United finished fourth on the log in the 2019 league season, while action in Portugal saw a shut-out for Braga forward, Chinaza Uchendu, as she was an unused substitute in her side’s 3-0 win away.