Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala has been voted the African Player of the Year (Women) for 2022.
Oshoala has now won the award more times than any other player in history, picking up her fifth gong.
The Forward had a stellar season with FC Barcelona Femeni, winning a domestic treble and also finishing as top scorer of the league.
👑 @AsisatOshoala is the first player in history to win 5 African Player of the Year awards.
— #CAFAwards2022 (@CAF_Online) July 21, 2022
She was also impressive for Nigeria playing a pivotal role in Nigeria securing qualification for the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco.
However, the Forward suffered a tournament-ending injury and she left the team’s camp for immediate treatment in Spain.
— #CAFAwards2022 (@CAF_Online) July 22, 2022