On Sunday, January 22, the Super Falcons of Nigeria striker, Asisat Oshoala, was on target as Barcelona Femeni defeated Real Sociedad 3-0 to win the Super Copa de Espana Femenina. This was a historic win for the team as it was their third consecutive title in the competition.
The match, which was held at the Estadio Nuevo Mirador in Llanera, Asturias, saw Spanish international, Aitana Bonmati open the scoring for Barcelona in the 13th minute. Two minutes after the break, Bonmati added the second goal for the Blaugrana.
As the game approached the end, Oshoala sealed the victory for Barcelona with her goal very deep into stoppage time. Oshoala’s goal was not only important for the team but also for her personal record as it was her seventh goal in 13 Primera Division games this season. The Nigerian striker is also known for her creativity on the field as she has provided one assist in the same number of games.
This was a well-deserved win for Barcelona Femeni who dominated the game from start to finish. The team’s coach, Lluis Cortes, praised his players for their hard work and dedication. He said, “We are very happy, it’s been a great season so far, and it’s important to start it off with a win like this.”
Asisat Oshoala, who joined Barcelona in 2019, has been instrumental in the team’s success and has quickly become a fan favorite. Her goal-scoring abilities, combined with her speed and agility on the field, make her a formidable opponent for any team.
The Super Copa de Espana Femenina win is yet another achievement for Oshoala, who has won several individual awards and trophies throughout her career. She is also a four-time African Women’s Footballer of the Year and was the first African player to win the UEFA Women’s Champions League Golden Foot award.
With the Super Copa de Espana Femenina win, Barcelona Femeni has set the tone for the rest of the season and will look to continue their winning streak in the league and other competitions. Asisat Oshoala and the team will be eager to add more trophies to their cabinet and make more history.