Oshoala, Nnadozie Make 10-woman CAF Africa Women’s Footballer Of The Year Nomination

Oshoala, Nnadozie Make 10-woman CAF Africa Women’s Footballer Of The Year Nomination

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By Amaechi Agbo

Super Falcons striker, Asisat Oshoala and the goalkeeper, Chiamaka Nnadozie have made the 10-woman shortlist for the 2023 Africa Women’s Footballer of the Year award.

Oshoala, current holder, is in contention for her six award while Nnadozie, whose blistering performances at the 2023 World Cup saw Falcons reach the Round of 16 and also helped her team, Paris FC reach the UEFA Women’s Champions League Group Stage, is gunning for the award for the first time.

Other nominees include three Moroccan players, three South Africa players, one each of Zambia and Cameroon players.

The full list:

Ajara Nchout Njoya (Cameroon, Internazionale Milano)

Anissa Lahmari (Morocco, Levante Las Planas)

    Fatima Tagnaout (Morocco, AS FAR)

    Ghizlaine Chebbak (Morocco, AS FAR)

    Asisat Oshoala (Nigeria, Barcelona)

    Chiamaka Nnadozie (Nigeria, Paris FC)

    Andile Dlamini (South Africa, Mamelodi Sundowns)

    Hilda Magaia (South Africa, Sejong Sportstoto)

    Thembi Kgatlana (South Africa, Racing Louisville) 

    Barbara Banda (Zambia, Shanghai Shengli)

    Oshoala wan the award in 2014, 3016, 2017, 2019 and 2022 making her the first player to win the award a record five times

    CAF will announce the winner of the prestigious individual accolade during her 2023 Awards Gala scheduled for 11 December 2023 in Marrakech, Morocco.

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