Asisat Oshoala, Nigerian star, wins Spanish Primera Iberdrola title with Barcelona women

Asisat Oshoala, Nigerian star, wins Spanish Primera Iberdrola title with Barcelona women

- Asisat Oshoala's Barcelona have been crowned Spanish Iberdrola champions

- The Blaugranes finished atop of the table with 59 points after 21 matches

- They gapped Atletico Madrid by nine points on the table

- Oshoala finished second highest goals scorer with 20 goals, three behind her teammate Jennifer Hermoso who had 23

Super Falcons captain Asisat Oshoala has won her maiden Spanish Primera Iberdrola title with Barcelona Femeni.

The country's football body crowned the Catalan club champions following their inability to conclude the season due to deadly coronavirus.

A statement released by the Royal Spanish Football Federation revealed that the body made attempts to wrap up the season but their failure to meet government's on health guidelines compounded their problems.

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The football body said: "In FIRST IBERDROLA the first place will be the champion.

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"The promotions from CHALLENGE IBERDROLA to FIRST IBERDROLA will be according to regulations: the first classified of each group that can ascend.

This development means the Blaugranes have won the title for the first time since 2015 - bringing their tally to five.

The 25-year-old who failed to win league titles during her reign with Liverpool and Arsenal ladies has now achieved her dream.

Though she gave her best after arriving on loan initially from Dalian Quanjian to help the team win the league, they ended up behind the winners despite managing 11 goals in all competitions.

However, after signing a permanent deal with the club, the former Rivers Angels star scored 20 goals in 19 appearances for Barcelona before the league was eventually canceled.

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Meanwhile, the Nigerian star failed to finish as the top scorer despite her massive figure as she trailed her teammate Jennifer Hermoso with just three goals.

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Legit.ng earlier reported that Nigeria's women's senior national team captain Asisat Oshoala has been named in the Forbes 30 Under-30 influential personalities for the year 2020.

The Super Falcons star who currently plays for Spanish League side FC Barcelona ladies has been superb this campaign.

Oshoala, 25, has scored 20 goals and one assist in 19 league appearances for the Blaugranes - making her one of the contenders for the highest goals scorer gong.

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