Nigeria's Asisat Oshoala Joins FC Barcelona
Asisat Oshoala unveiled at Barcelona

Nigerians have applauded Asisat Oshoala‘s loan move to Barcelona from Chinese Women’s Super League outfit Dalian Quanjian F.C.

Announcing the move on her Twitter handle, Oshoala, a three-time African footballer of the year, expressed her delight at joining the football club from her Chinese side.

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She tweeted: “Delighted to join  on loan. 2019 let’s go.”

Oshoala, who was part of Nigeria’s Africa Women’s Cup of Nations triumph in December 2018, completed her medicals and signed her contract on Thursday.

The Barcelona female team are currently placed second on the log, two points behind Atletico Madrid and six points above third-placed Levante.

Concise News captured some of the reactions on Twitter: