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Oshoala’s Barcelona draw tough opponent in Women’s CL quarterfinals

Asisat Oshoala ’s Barcelona will trade tackles with Spanish rivals  Atletico Madrid in the quarterfinals of UEFA Women’s Champions League following the draws held in Nyon on Friday.

The Super Falcons forward, who has been in fine form for the Catalans this campaign, netting six times in five consecutive matches will be looking forward  to help the Barcelona extend their dominance over rivals Atletico Madrid when  both sides clash next year.

However, her role in Barcelona ladies qualification to the Champions League quarterfinals cannot be overlooked as he scored a brace in Luis Cortes’ side 8-1 thumping of Belarus giant Minsk in the round of 16 last month.

The three-times African’s women footballer of the year winner, who netted Barcelona only goal in last season 4-1 champions league final loss to Lyon will be hoping for a better finish for the Camp Nou outfit dwellers after losing the trophy to a French opposition last time out.

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Interestingly, Barcelona feminine have already defeated Atletico Madrid 6-1 in the Primera Iberdrola this term with Oshoala firing a brace.

The two-legged quarterfinals holds in March next year and will be the 32nd time both Spanish sides are meeting.

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