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Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala Wins African Women Player Of The Awards Award

Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala Wins African Women Player Of The Awards Award

by | 5th January 2018
Asisat Oshoala.

Nigeria national team star, Asisat Oshoala has been named 2017 African Women Player of the Year for an impressive third time.

 

Oshoala won African Women’s Footballer of the Year award on Thursday, after dusting off challenge from Cameroon’s Gabrielle Aboudi Onguene and South Africa’s Chrestina Kgatlana.

 

The former Arsenal Ladies and Liverpool Ladies inspired her Chinese side Dalian Quanjian to a double with 19 goals.

 

The is the 10th time a Nigerian woman has been named Caf Women’s Player of the Year, following Mery Akide in 2001, Perpetua Nkwocha (2004, 2005, 2010 & 2011), Cynthia Uwak (2006 & 2007) and Oshoala in (2014 & 2016).

 

The final three nominees for the Women’s Player of the Year were Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala, South Africa’s Chrestina Kgatlana and Cameroon’s Gabrielle Aboudi Onguene.