Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala Nominated for the 2022 Ballon d’Or Award


This was announced Friday, August 12, 2022, by French Football.

The 27-year-old Nigeria’s senior women’s team forward was included in a list of 20 players nominated for the 2022 Ballon d’Or Award.

On Friday, August 12, 2022, France football organizers of the Ballon d’Or Award released the nominees in all categories ahead of the ceremony.

Oshoala enjoyed a spectacular season with Barcelona Femeni in Spain.

Oshoala scored 20 goals for Barcelona Femeni as they won the Primera División de la Liga de Fútbol Femenino in Spain.

Oshoala was a few weeks ago crowned Player of the Year by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

It was the fifth time Oshoala would be crowned the best player on the continent by Africa’s football governing body.

After winning the Pichichi award as top scorer in Spain, Oshoala played a limited role as the Super Falcons of Nigeria at the 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) in Morocco.

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