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Barcelona and Nigeria's Asisat Oshoala rues knee injury

Nigeria and Barcelona's Asisat Oshoala says her knee injury during a 4-0 win over Hoffenheim is 'a tough pill to swallow'. Oshoala, 27, suffered a rupture of the posterior cruciate ligament in her right knee against the German club and will be out for two months, according to Barcelona. She...
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Asisat Oshoala inspires Barcelona past former club Arsenal in Champions League opener

Arsenal were put to the sword as an outstanding Barcelona side romped to a 4-1 win in their Women’s Champions League Group C opener.Last season’s champions were in imperious form, with Mariona Caldentey, Alexia Putellas, Asisat Oshoala and Lieke Martens scoring the goals.Frida Maanum grabbed a consolation for the Gunners, but only the performance of goalkeeper Manuela Zinsberger stopped it from being a really embarrassing evening as she made a host of saves, including from Putellas’ stoppage-time penalty.The keeper had to face 37 shots as Barca showed why they are favourites to retain their title.Zinsberger got a sense of the...
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Asisat Oshoala: Nigeria striker keen to 'keep raising the African flag'

Nigeria and Barcelona's Asisat Oshoala says she's determined to 'keep raising the African flag' by winning even more major trophies. The four-time African Women's Footballer of the Year sealed a perfect season with Barcelona Femenino on Sunday as they beat Levante in the Spanish Copa de la Reina, to add to the European Women's Champions League title and Spanish League crown.
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Asisat Oshoala: African history maker thrilled by Champions League win

Nigeria and Barcelona's Asisat Oshoala has been left lost for words after becoming the first African winner of the European Women's Champions League. The Four-time African Women's Footballer of the Year starred as a second-half substitute as Barcelona Femenino blew Chelsea away 4-0 to win their first Women's Champions League title in the Swedish city of Gothenburg.
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US Summer Series 'great opportunity' for Nigeria, says Asisat Oshoala

Nigeria women's captain Asisat Oshoala says the Super Falcons involvement in the 2021 Summer Series in Texas, USA, is a great opportunity for the team to continue developing. The reigning African champions have been invited to join World Cup holders the US women's team (USWNT), as they prepare for the Olympics, as well as Jamaica and Portugal in the four-team event set to take place between 10 and 16 June.
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Prolific Asisat Oshoala returns to summit of African women's rankings

Barcelona striker Asisat Oshoala blew hot and cold in February, but March was a successful month even by Barca standards and the Nigerian played a central role in their success. Thembi Kgatlana and Ajara Nchout are ever-present, and there is greater recognition for the likes of Rita Chikwelu and Refiloe...
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