The magical strike from Cameroon’s forward Nchout Njoya Ajara against New Zealand has been nominated for the 2019 Hyundai FIFA Women’s World Cup goal of the tournament.
The Valerenga forward’s second of two goals on the day is one of 10 goals that have been shortlisted by the FIFA technical for the public to vote for the best goal of the just ended World Cup tournament.
Ajara and Asisat Oshoala of Nigeria are the two African players in contention in a list that is completed by England’s Lucy Bronze, Cristiane from Brazil, Aurora Galli of Italy, Jackie Groenen of the Netherlands, Japan’s Yui Hasegawa, France’s Amandine Henry, Sweden’s Sofia Jakobsson and World Champion Alex Morgan.
Ajara is widely considered to be the most performant African player at the last World Cup and her wonderful solo goal against which sent Cameroon to the last 16 after leaving 3 defenders on the floor is considered not just as the greatest goal in the just ended World but one of the greatest World Cup goal of all time.
Fans around the World can vote for their goal by visiting FIFA.com
This reporter already voted for the best goal scored in the tournament by Nchout Njoya Ajara.
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