Asisat Oshoala in action Barcelona

By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer,

Barcelona women football side, FC Barcelona Femeni have congratulated Super Falcons striker and skipper, Asisat Lamina Oshoala for making the three (3) woman’s shortlist of 2019 African Women’s player of the year.
This was disclosed on the club official Twitter handle while retweeting Confederation of African Football (CAF) tweet of the shortlist.

FC Barcelona Femení
, entre les 3 finalistes del premi a la Jugadora Africana de l’any 👏 Go Zee! #FCBFemeni

Asisat Oshoala is shortlisted alongside Ajara Njoya (Cameroon/Valerenga) and 2018 winner, Thembi Khatlana (South Africa/Beijing Phoenix).
The Nigeria international was on target as her Spanish side wrapped up 2019 in style, beating Tenerife on Saturday, December 21, 2019.
She was on target during Barcelona 3-1 thrashing of Tenerife in a Spanish Primera Iberdrola encounter.

Asisat Oshoala in action Barcelona

The 2019 CAF Awards will take pladce on January 7, 2020 in Hurghada.

2019 CAF Awards Shortlist

The African Women’s National Team of the Year
South Africa

African Men’s National Team of the Year

The African Women’s Coach of the Year shortlist
Alain Djeumfa – Cameroon
Desiree Ellis – South Africa
Thomas Dennerby – Nigeria

The African Youth Player of the Year shortlist
Achraf Hakimi
Borussia Dortmund – Morocco
Samuel Chukwueze
Villarreal – Nigeria
Victor Osimhen
Lille OSC – Nigeria

Africa’s Men’s Coach of the Year
Aliou Cissé – Senegal National Team
Djamel Belmadi – Algeria National Team
Moïne Chaâbani – Espérance Sportive de Tunis

The African Interclubs Player of the Year
Tarek Hamed
Zamalek – Egypt
Youcef Belaili
Espérance Sportive de Tunis/Al Ahli KSA – Algeria
Anice Badri
Espérance Sportive de Tunis – Tunisia

The final African Women’s Player of the Year shortlist
Ajara Nchout
Vålerenga – Cameroon
Asisat Oshoala
FC Barcelona – Nigeria
Thembi Kgatlana
Beijing BG Phoenix – South Africa

African Football of the Year Shortlist
Mohamed Salah
Liverpool – Egypt
Riyad Mehrez
Manchester City – Algeria
Sadio Mané
Liverpool – Senegal

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