December 11, (THEWILL) – Asisat Oshoala, the Nigerian international and Barcelona Femeni striker, has made history once again by winning the CAF Women’s Player of the Year award for the sixth time in 2023. Oshoala surpassed her own record and solidified her status as one of the greatest female footballers in Africa.
Her outstanding performances throughout the year played a significant role in securing her victory. She was instrumental in Barcelona Femeni’s success in the UEFA Women’s Champions League and the Spanish Women’s League.
Additionally, she showed her skills and talent representing Nigeria in the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, where the team reached the second round.
The Super Falcons’ striker has been a consistent force in women’s football, and her sixth CAF Women’s Player of the Year award is a testament to her exceptional abilities and dedication to the sport. Oshoala’s achievements have not only brought pride to Nigeria but have also inspired young girls across the continent to pursue their dreams in football.
Oshoala’s impact extends beyond the football pitch. She has been known for her generosity on social media and her pair of Foundations are focused on helping young girls. She remains a role model for aspiring footballers and continues to make a positive impact both on and off the field.
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