Asisat Oshoala

By Obaloluwa Joshua, LAGOS

Super Falcons forward Asisat Oshoala has been nominated for 2022 Ballon D’Or award, reports Pnosports.com.

The Barcelona Femeni striker was few weeks ago crowned African Women’s Player of the Year for the fifth time.

The 26-year-old is the only female African footballer on the shortlist.

Oshoala was joint top scorer in the Spanish Iberdola last season despite around two months on the sidelines due to Injury.

She is nominated along with 19 other players for the prestigious award.

FULL LIST OF NOMINEES

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.