Three-time African Footballer of the Year recipient and Super Falcons of Nigeria forward, Asisat Oshoala, was delighted to be the first African footballer to score a goal in the final match of Women version of UEFA Champions League played last Saturday in Budapest, Hungary.
Oshoala, a loanee from Dalian Quanjian in China has been a star player for the Femeni FC Barcelona side in the ongoing season but sadly lost 1-4 to defending champion of UEFA Champions League side FC Lyon of France.
The French side, on record have won the trophy four time in a row and this season did not lose any match thus making them the overwhelming favourite to win the cup again.
But yesterday on her Instagram page, the Nigerian star player took time to appreciate the consolatory goal she scored in the 88th minute to give Barcelona a consolation in the 1-4 defeat.
Six hours after the post, Oshoala with 365k followers has had 17,688 likes and comments for the expression.
Having secured a 13th consecutive French league title in April, the French club were playing in their eighth European final since 2010, after a 3-2 aggregate win over Chelsea in the semi-finals.
Meanwhile, FC Barcelona President, Josep Maria Bartomeu was proud of the team’s achievement and particularly delighted with the consolatory goal scored by Oshoala as a soul lifting for the team club in the years to come.