Nigerian striker, Asisat Oshoala becomes the first African woman to be nominated for World Ballon d’Or Award

first African woman to be nominated for World Ballon d’Or Award

History has indeed been made as the Nigerian superstar female striker Asisat Oshoala got nominated for the women world ballon d’or award in 2022. She is the first African woman ever nominated for the award.

Before this amazing nomination for Ballon d’Or, Asisat has won the best ever African women football player after winning the CAF player of the year award a record 5 times. She is unarguably one of the best women football players in the world.

Additionally, the other nominees for the 2022 Women’s Ballon d’Or player of the year award include; Selma Bacha, Fridolina Rolfo, Vivianne Miedema, Lucy Bronze, Sam Kerr, Christiane Endler, Lena Oberdorf, Kadidiatou Diani, Catarina Macario, Alexia Putellas, Alexandra Popp, Aitana Bonmatí, Wendie Renard, Alex Morgan, Beth Mead, Marie-Antoinette Katoto, Millie Bright, Trinity Rodman and Ada Hegerberg.

Lastly, it will interest you to know that Asisat Oshoala plays for Barcelona Women.

Source: scholarshipregion

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