The Super Falcons duo, Asisat Oshoala and Chiamaka Nnadozie have been included in the final shortlist for the 2023 CAF Women’s Player of the Year
Eight other African players, on the list are; Thembi Kgatlana (South Africa), Andile Dlamini (South Africa), Ajara Nchout Njoya (Cameroon) and Hilda Magaia (South Africa) made the shortlist.
Moroccan trio, Anissa Lahmari, Fatima Tagnaout, Ghizlaine Chebbak and Zambia’s Barbara Sanda are the other players in contention for the award.
TheNewsGuru.com reports that Oshoala won the award for a record fifth time in 2022.
The Barcelona Femeni star will be anticipating winning it her sixth crown in the 2023 CAF Awards
Another Nigerian heroine, Super Falcons shot-stopper, Nnadozie is also in the running for Goalkeeper of the Year.
However, the duo of Esther Ajakaye and Deborah Abiodun made the final shortlist for Women’s Young Player of the Year.
The Super Falcons are in contention for the Team of the Year while Randy Waldrum is up for the Coach of the Year.
The Awards Gala will take place on Monday, 11 December 2023, at the Palais des Congrès, Movenpick, Marrakech, Morocco.