Asisat Oshoala has been nominated for the 2022 Women’s Ballon d’Or Player of the Year award.

Her exploits with FC Barcelona femeni earned her a place on the 20-woman shortlist on Friday.

Last month, the footballer was crowned the 2022 CAF Women’s Player of the Year, making it the fifth time the 27-year-old was taking home the prize, surpassing her compatriot Perpetua Nkwocha.

However, for the Ballon d’Or prize, she will go up against formidable players like Sam Kerr, Vivianne Miedema, Beth Mead and Alex Morgan.

List Of The Ballon d’Or Feminin Nominees 

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Fridolina Rolfo

Vivianne Miedema

Lucy Bronze

Sam Kerr

Christine Endler

Lena Oberdorf

Kadidatou Diani

Catarina Macario

Alexia Putellas

Alexandra Popp

Aitana Bonmati

Wendie Renard

Alex Morgan

Beth Mead

Asisat Oshoala

Marie-Antoinette Katoti

Millie Bright

Trinity Rodman


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