Super Falcons captain Asisat Oshoala has reacted to Barcelona’s victory over Chelsea on Sunday night in Sweden. Barcelona won their first UEFA Women Champions League following a 4-0 victory over the Blues.
In an interview with BBC Sport, Oshoala said that it was important the team learn from their 4-1 defeat to Lyon. She also hopes the victory inspire young Africa girls to work hard and achieve their dreams.
“It was very important not to make the mistakes of the past [4-1 loss to Lyon] but to learn from it.
“I can only thank God who has made everything possible through sheer hard work – by playing alongside this incredibly talented group that creates a lovely family atmosphere.
“It’s is a great feeling, and I cannot put my emotions into words because it has been a tough journey to get here.
“I hope this will continue to inspire other young girls in Africa and motivate everyone around the world that you can achieve whatever you put your mind to and work hard for it.