Super Falcons’ Asisat Oshoala reveals true reason for leaving Barcelona

Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala has finally broken her silence on why she made a surprising move from Barcelona to the United States to join Bay FC, reports.

The 29-year-old Oshoala committed to a new chapter in her career, signing with the San Francisco Bay Area club until 2026, with an option to extend her stay through the 2027 season.

Her move comes as a surprise, given her outstanding career with the Catalan giants, where she earned six African Player of the Year titles, four Liga F championships, two UEFA Women’s Champions Leagues, and three Copas de la Reina.

Speaking to, the Nigerian international admitted the tough decision she made and revealed the reasons behind her move to another club.

“I was very comfortable at Barcelona, but I wanted to experience being at the start of something new,” Oshoala said. “As soon as I heard about the project at Bay FC, I was very excited. I love what I do, and I make decisions based on what makes me happy. It’s been pretty amazing here so far.”

Oshoala, who joined Barcelona from China’s Dalian Quanjian in 2019, now plays for Bay FC. Her career also includes stints in England’s Women’s Super League with Liverpool and Arsenal.