Nigeria’s Oshoala nominated for UEFA fans’ women’s team of the year

By Simdi Gloria:-

Asisat Oshoala, Super Falcons captain is among the fifty nominees for the UEFA Fans’ Women’s Team of the Year’ for 2020.

The list was revealed by Europe’s football governing body UEFA on Tuesday.

Asisat Oshoala, 26 yrs old has scored twice in six league appearances for Barcelona Ladies this season and is the only African shortlisted among the 50-women nominated by UEFA.

Oshoala is competing with two of her Barcelona teammates, PSG, Lyon, Arsenal, Chelsea, Wolfsburg, and Juventus’ players for one of the striking positions in the Team of the Year.

On why Oshoala made the list, UEFA wrote, “Powerful and sometimes unplayable forward with an unerring eye for goal.

“Free-scoring in Barcelona’s title win, either upfront on own or partnered with Jenni Hermoso. Another UEFA Women’s Champions League semi-final, a year after scoring in final.”

Fans across the are expected to select their line-up from the 50 players who have stood out across European competitions and domestic leagues before January 6.

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