Africa's star Oshoala gives Barcelona tenacious spark, wins over parents | Football News


BILBAO: Barcelona striker Asisat Oshoala has become one of African football’s biggest women stars even though her family tried to prevent her playing.
On Friday, the 25-year-old Nigerian will attempt to propel Barcelona toward a second straight Champions League final when they take on Atletico Madrid in a one-off quarter-final behind closed doors in Bilbao.
Last May, she came off the bench in Budapest with Barcelona already four down to Lyon and hit a last-minute consolation goal to become the first African woman to score in a European Cup final.
“I am proud to have scored Barca’s first…



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