Asisat Oshoala

#8 - Forward

Height: 5'7"

Hometown: Ikorodu, Nigeria

Country: Nigeria

Date of Birth: October 9, 1994

Previous Club : Barcelona (Spain)

Jersey Number: 8

ACQUIRED: Transfer from Barcelona, 2/1/24 


HONORS: 2015-16 FA Cup…2017, 2018 Chinese Women’s Super League…2019-20, 2020-21, 2021-22, 2022-23 Primera Division Champions…2021-22, 2022-23 UEFA Champions League…2019-20, 2021-22, 2022-23, 2023-24 Supercopa de Espana Femenina…2019-20, 2020-21, 2021-22 Copa de la Reina 

Finished Barcelona career with 117 goals across 162 matches. 2023-24: Played in 14 total matches (across all competitions), finishing with eight goals…Appeared in nine games for Barcelona in league play, tallying six goals…Made two appearances in Champions League, scoring against Benfica (11/14). 2022-23: Recorded 27 goals across all competitions, appearing in 40 matches…Finished league season with 21 goals in 28 appearances…Tallied three hat tricks in league play…Played in nine Champions League matches (six starts)…Tallied five goals and three assists. 2021-22: Played in 28 matches across all competitions, recording 22 goals…Appeared in six Champions League matches, earning two starts…Added a goal and two assists in the group stage against Arsenal (10/5)…Played in 19 league matches, adding 20 goals. 2020-21: Tallied 22 goals in 37 total matches…Appeared in nine Champions League matches, registering four goals…Scored game-winning goal in the first leg of Champions League quarterfinals against Manchester City (3/24)…Became first African woman to win the UEFA Champions League, entering the final against Chelsea as a substitute (5/16)…Played in 26 league matches, tallying 18 goals. 2019-20: Finished with 30 goals in 30 games across all competitions…Tallied 20 goals, which was second-most in the league in 19 appearances…Scored first goal of the season with a brace against Atletico Madrid…Scored four goals (1/11) against CD Tacon…Registered two assists in Copa de la Reina championship…Played in five Champions League matches, tallying a goal against Minsk (10/17). 2018-19: Joined Barcelona on loan in January 2019 before completing full transfer in May 2019..Scored eight goals in 11 matches across all competitions…Tallied a goal in the 2019 Champions League final against Lyon – the first African and Nigerian to score in a Champions League final. 2018: Helped club win second straight league title. 2017: Signed with Dalian in China on Feb. 10…Tallied 12 goals…Won the Golden Boot…Scored four goals in the Women’s Super Cup championship. 2016-17: Signed with Arsenal in March 2016…Made 13 appearances during the 2016 season, tallying two goals…Helped Arsenal finish third in the league. 2015-16: Joined Liverpool on Jan. 23, 2015…Scored three goals in nine games. 


2014, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2022, 2023 African Women’s Footballer of the Year. 

2024: Started first leg in 3rd rd. of CAF Olympic Qualifying tournament against Cameroon (2/21) and made a subs appearance in the second leg (2/26). 2023: Scored in the CAF Olympic Qualifying tournament against Ethiopia (10/31)…Became the first Nigerian player to score in three consecutive World Cups, tallying a goal in the group stage against Australia (7/23)…Tallied a goal in a friendly match against Haiti (4/7). 2021: Scored four goals in the Turkish Women’s Cup against Equatorial Guinea (2/23). 2019: Added goals against Algeria (9/3) and Ivory Coast (10/7) in the 2020 CAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament…Scored in the World Cup against South Korea (6/12)…Scored goals in the Cyprus Cup against Thailand (3/6) and Austria (2/27). 2018: Tallied three goals in AFCON…Scored twice against Gambia in qualification for the African Cup of Nations (6/11). 2016: Scored six goals in the Women’s AFCON. 2015: Scored first World Cup goal against Sweden (6/8). 2014: Scored four goals at the AFCON Women’s Championship…Added four goals during African Women’s Championship qualification…Named as the best player at the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup as the top scorer with seven goals. 2013: Made senior national team debut against Japan in September friendly. 

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