Asisat Oshoala, a striker for the Super Falcons of Nigeria, has entered the 20-person shortlist for the Women’s Ballon d’Or award in 2022.
Oshoala, 27, recently surpassed her compatriot Perpetua Nkwocha by being named the 2022 CAF Women’s Player of the Year. This is the 27-year-fifth old’s time winning the award.
However, for the Ballon d’Or prize, she will go up against formidable players like Sam Kerr, Vivianne Miedema, Beth Mead and Alex Morgan.
See the Ballon d’Or Feminin nominees below: