In a farewell message shared on Instagram on Thursday, after her switch to Bay FC, Asisat Oshoala said FC Barcelona will always have a special place in her heart.
The CAF Women’s Footballer of the Year wrote: ”As I bid farewell to this incredible team and the city that has been my home for the past 5 years, I am filled with mixed emotions. It has been an absolute honour and privilege to wear the FCB Femeni jersey and represent this prestigious club.
“Since joining the team in 2019, I have had the opportunity to be a part of some of the most memorable moments in the club’s history. Together, we have lifted several trophies, and these achievements are a testament to hard work, and dedication and I feel privileged to have been a part of this team.
“But beyond the trophies and accolades, what I will cherish most are the relationships I have built with some of my teammates, coaches, staff, and amazing fans. You have become my family, and I will forever be grateful for the love and support you have shown me.
“As I embark on a new journey, I want you to know that FCB Femeni i will always hold a special place in my heart. I will carry with me the memories, lessons, and friendships that I have gained during my time here.
“Thank you for everything, FCB Femeni. You have given me more than I could have ever imagined, and I will always be a proud representative of this incredible club.
“With love and gratitude, Asisat Lamina Oshoala.”
The 29-year-old has signed a 2-year-old with Bay FC with an option for another year, after spending five years at the Spanish side winning 12 trophies during her time at the club.