Prolific Asisat Oshoala Opens Trophy Account as Barcelona Crush Levante in Supercopa Femenina Feast

Prolific Asisat Oshoala Opens Trophy Account as Barcelona Crush Levante in Supercopa Femenina Feast

Superstar Nigerian striker Asisat Oshoala kicked off her 2024 trophy haul in emphatic style, lifting the Supercopa Femenina with Barcelona after a dominant 7-0 demolition of Levante at the Estadio Municipal de Butarque in Leganés.

Prolific Asisat Oshoala Opens Trophy Account as Barcelona Crush Levante in Supercopa Femenina Feast

The reigning African Women’s Player of the Year, renowned for her trophy-laden spell with the Spanish and European giants, added another glittering accolade to her collection as Barcelona produced a masterclass performance to dispatch Levante, Footballrover reports.

Blaugrana Blitz Levante in the First-Half Onslaught

Oshoala began the game on the bench as Barcelona unleashed an attacking masterclass in the first half.

Salma Paralluelo and Graham Hansen each bagged a brace, while Ona Batlle added another to hand Jonatan Giráldez’s side a commanding 5-0 lead at the break.

Hansen Completes Hat-Trick, Bonmatí Adds Late Flourish

The second half saw no let-up from the Blaugrana as Hansen completed her hat-trick before Aitana Bonmatí rounded off the scoring in the 57th minute.

Oshoala entered the fray in the 64th minute but was unable to add to the already lopsided scoreline.

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Dominant Barca Continue Trophy Hoard

This emphatic victory marks Barcelona’s continued dominance in Spanish women’s football.

Their road to the final saw them brush aside Real Madrid 4-0, while Levante edged out Rasheedat Ajibade’s Atletico Madrid 3-1.

For Oshoala, this latest triumph adds to her already impressive haul of 12 club honours since joining Barcelona in 2019.

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Her trophy cabinet boasts four Spanish league titles, two UEFA Women’s Champions League crowns, three Copa de la Reina trophies, and three Supercopa de España Femenina titles.

Queen of African Football in Europe

This Supercopa Femenina win further cements Oshoala’s place as the most successful African woman in European football history.

Her trophy collection extends beyond the club level, with individual accolades also adorning her impressive resume.

Since joining Barcelona, she has added three more African Women’s Footballer of the Year awards to her collection, bringing her total to six.

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In 2022, she became the first Nigerian to finish as the Primera División’s top scorer, adding the IFFHS Women’s CAF Best Player of the Year accolade to her growing list of honours.

Contract Crossroads for Oshoala

With her current Barcelona contract expiring in June 2024, speculation regarding her future is bound to intensify.

However, one thing is certain: Asisat Oshoala has started 2024 with a bang, and her hunger for trophies shows no signs of diminishing.

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