Asisat Oshoala Scores Hat-trick as Barcelona Begin Pre-Season in style
Asisat Oshoala continued from where she stopped last season as she scored a hat-trick in Barcelona Ladies’ 13-0 win over AEM Lleida.
The Nigeria international, who signed a permanent deal before heading to the Women’s World Cup in June, reunited with her teammates in Spain on Wednesday.
The 25-year-old forward made history at the tail-end of last season after scoring in the final of the elite European club competition, becoming the first African to score in a UEFA Women’s Champions League final.
On Sunday,Oshoala came on as a substitute and scored a hat-trick in the one-sided warm-up encounter.
Mariona also scored netted a hat-trick as Hamraoui and Vicky Losada got a brace each, while Marta Torrejón, Jenni Hermoso, Graham and Bonmati Aitana were all on the score sheet.
Barcelona and Oshoala will next trade tackles with Olympic Marseille before facing her former club Arsenal on August 14, in a pre-season club-friendly ahead of the regular league season which begins on September 7.