Super Falcons striker, Asisat Oshoala made history by becomes first African women player to win UEFA women Champion League

Super Falcons striker, Asisat Oshoala, has made history of becomimg the first Nigerian and African female player  to win the UEFA Women Champions league after helping Barcelona defeat Chelsea in the final on Sunday night, May 16.

Oshoala, 26,  who played in all Barcelona’s games in the course to their title was introduced in the 71st minute as Barcelona defeated Chelsea in the final of the 2020-21 season

Barcelona women had taken a first-minute lead at the Gamla Ullevi after Melanie Leupolz turned the ball into her own net Alexia Putellas, Aitana Bonmati and Caroline Graham Hansen also fired past goalkeeper Ann-Katrin Berger to end Chelsea coach Emma Hayes’ dreams.

Nigerian own striker, Asisat was substituted for Spanish midfielder Jennifer Hermoso in the 71st minute and scored their fifth goal in the closing stages of the game, but was ruled offside.

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