Asisat: Nigerian star scored two welcome goals on return

Asisat Oshoala found the back of the net twice during Barcelona training

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The 25-year-old had a chance to make it a hat-trick in the game but she missed the target in her third chance

Oshoala won the league title with the club when football was shut down earlier this year

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Four-time Africa’s women footballer of the year Asisat Oshoala was on target twice for FC Barcelona women in their internal training match on Monday, July 27.

The Nigerian star opened scoring for the Spanish women’s league champions in the opening half after making a brilliant run into the opposition’s 18-yard and placing the ball into the bottom right corner of the post.

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She doubled her tally in the game with another superb move and dribbled the keeper before sending the ball right back into the back of the net.

It was their first week in training since football was shut down all over the world in March due to the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic.

Information on the club’s official website reveals that the exercise was the culmination of an intense week of work, with double and triple sessions practically daily, with routes in a privileged environment included.

They will continue in Girona Wednesday when the Lluís Cortes’ ladies will return to the Ciudad Deportiva Joan Gamper where the set-up will continue, with a double friendly confrontation with Montpellier.

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Little by little, the first official commitment of the course will approach, neither more nor less than the quarterfinals of the Champions League, on August 21, against Atlético de Madrid in San Mames.

The striker is no doubt one of the best female strikers in the world considering what she has achieved so far in her football career.

Asisat Oshoala celebrating one of her goals for Barcelona

For the past three months, the four-time African best female footballer has been wearing a gold blonde hairstyle before she decided to change her look.