Asisat Oshoala triumphs as African Ballon d’Or winner at CAF Awards 2023

Asisat Oshoala, the Nigerian forward, has been named African Player of the Year for the sixth time. The 29-year-old surpassed South African Thembi Kgatlana and Zambian Barbara Banda to retain her crown.

Asisat Oshoala encore une fois joueuse africaine de l'année (c) DR
Asisat Oshoala encore une fois joueuse africaine de l'année (c) DR

This achievement further solidifies Oshoala’s record as the most decorated player in African women’s football.

Oshoala’s exceptional performances for FC Barcelona last season earned her the accolade. Despite enduring several weeks of inactivity due to injuries, she managed to score 27 goals in all competitions. Her goals were instrumental in helping Barcelona retain their Primera Division title and secure victory in the UEFA Women’s Champions League final against Lyon in Turin.

Asisat Oshoala, the real God

In addition to being named African Player of the Year, Oshoala also became the first player to receive the award for the top scorer in the Spanish top division after netting 20 goals in the league. Her remarkable consistency and contribution to her team’s success have rightfully earned her this individual honor.

Asisat Oshoala’s achievements highlight her status as one of the most talented and influential players in women’s football. Her impact on the game, both at the club and international level, is undeniable, and she continues to be a role model for aspiring young footballers across Africa.

At, we congratulate Asisat Oshoala on her well-deserved recognition as African Player of the Year. Her dedication, skill, and achievements make her a true icon of the game. We look forward to witnessing her future accomplishments and the continued growth of women’s football in Africa.

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