Asisat Oshoala celebrates 4th Africa best player award with 4 goals for Barcelona

Asisat Oshoala celebrates 4th Africa best player award with 4 goals for Barcelona

- Asisat Oshoala scores four goals in Barcelona's convincing win over Tacon

- The 25-year-old celebrated her African best player award with the goals

- Oshoala has now scored 14 goals in 14 league matches for Lluís Cortes' ladies so far this season

Super Falcons superstar Asisat Oshoala celebrates her recent Africa player of the year award with four goals for FC Barcelona Women's team in Saturday's 6-0 win over Tacon.

The Nigeria international emerged victorious for the fourth time after polling 351 votes to beat competition from Thembi Kgatlana and Ajara Nchout in the year under review.

Oshoala grabbed her first goal of the match just two minutes into the encounter after tapping into the net from close range.

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Two minutes after the quarter-hour mark, Jennifer Hermoso doubled the visitors' lead with another superb finish.

Oshoala completed her brace in the 19th minute to hand the Catalan team a three-goal advantage with as much as 70 minutes left to play.

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Marta Torrejon recorded her name on the scores sheet in the 38th minute with a cool finish, while the Super Falcons star wrapped up the game in the second half with two superb goals.

The 25-year-old has now increased her goal tally so far this season to 14 in 14 league appearances for Lluís Cortes' ladies.

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While in the Champions league she has just one goal in three matches for the Catalan women's outfit.

Barca maintain their leadership on the table with 43 points after 15 games - six points better than Atletico Madrid who are second on the table. earlier reported that FC Barcelona striker Asisat Oshoala has been voted African Women’s Player of the Year for the fourth time.

The Nigeria international beats competition from South Africa's Thembi Kgatlana and Ajara Nchout of Cameroon.

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According to CAF website, Asisat polled 351 votes, 30 more than Cameroonian counterpart Ajara Nchout while Thembi Kgatlana finished with 247 votes.

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