Asisat Oshoala Claims UEFA Women’s Champions League Goal of the Season

By Milcah Tanimu

The UEFA Technical Observer panel has unveiled the top ten goals of the 2023/24 UEFA Women’s Champions League season, with Nigerian striker Asisat Oshoala clinching the prestigious Goal of the Season award for her breathtaking bicycle kick while playing for Barcelona against Benfica on Matchday 1.

Oshoala’s remarkable goal stood out among the best of the season, showcasing her exceptional skill and athleticism. Following closely behind in second place was Barcelona midfielder Aitana Bonmatí, recognized for her impressive bending effort during the quarter-final second-leg victory against Brann. Lyon’s Delphine Cascarino secured the third spot for her remarkable long-range strike in the quarter-final second-leg triumph over Benfica.

Here’s the full rundown of the top ten goals of the 2023/24 UEFA Women’s Champions League season:

  1. Asisat Oshoala (Barcelona 5-0 Benfica) – Group stage Matchday 1, 14/11/23
  2. Aitana Bonmatí (Barcelona 3-1 Brann) – Quarter-final second leg, 28/03/24
  3. Delphine Cascarino (Lyon 4-1 Benfica) – Quarter-final second leg, 27/03/24
  4. Justine Kielland (Brann 2-2 Lyon) – Group stage Matchday 4, 21/12/23
  5. Melchie Dumornay (Lyon 3-2 Paris Saint-Germain) – Semi-final first leg, 20/04/24
  6. Caroline Graham Hansen (Barcelona 7-0 Rosengård) – Group stage Matchday 4, 21/12/23
  7. Erin Cuthbert (Barcelona 0-1 Chelsea) – Semi-final first leg, 20/04/24
  8. Olivia Schough (Rosengård 2-2 Benfica) – Group stage Matchday 5, 25/01/24
  9. Marie Alidou (Benfica 1-0 Frankfurt) – Group stage Matchday 3, 13/12/23
  10. Marie-Antoinette Katoto (Paris Saint-Germain 3-1 Ajax) – Group stage Matchday 5, 24/01/24

Oshoala’s recognition highlights her exceptional talent and contribution to the sport, adding another accolade to her illustrious career.


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