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Nigeria Dominates CAF Women’s Awards: Oshoala and Nnadozie Shine

Boom RadioNG | November 14, 2023

Witness the dominance of Nigeria in the 2023 CAF Women’s Awards shortlist as Super Falcons’ Asisat Oshoala and goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie make waves. The unveiling of the nominees by the continent’s governing body on Tuesday afternoon showcased Nigeria’s prowess, with the Super Falcons and their coach Randy Waldrum also earning well-deserved spots.

Asisat Oshoala’s Triumph:
Asisat Oshoala, a force to be reckoned with, represents Barcelona Femeni and achieved the treble, including the coveted Champions League with the Spanish giants. Her outstanding performance places her on the brink of securing a remarkable sixth CAF Women’s Player of the Year Award. The current holder, Oshoala, clinched her fifth gong, surpassing compatriot Perpetua Nkwocha’s record. Notably, she’s also a nominee for the 2023 Ballon d’Or.

Nigerian Contenders for Player of the Year:
Joining Oshoala on the prestigious list are fellow Nigerian nominees, including Christy Ucheibe, Osinachi Ohale, Toni Payne, and Uchenna Kanu. Each athlete has showcased exceptional skills, contributing to the impressive Nigerian representation in the Player of the Year category.

 

Nnadozie’s Goalkeeping Prowess:
Goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie earns recognition for her exceptional skills, securing a spot on the Women’s Goalkeeper of the Year shortlist. Her remarkable achievements reflect the strength and talent present in Nigerian women’s football.

 

Waldrum’s Coaching Excellence:
Wandy Waldrum, the coach of the Super Falcons, stands tall among the coaching elite, earning a well-deserved nomination in the Coach of the Year category. His guidance and leadership have played a pivotal role in the team’s success.

 

Young Talents in the Spotlight:
Deborah Abiodun, Esther Ajakaye, and Oluwatosin Demehin, emerging stars in Nigerian women’s football, are nominees for the Young Player of the Year award. Their inclusion underscores the depth of talent within the country.

 

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Super Falcons Eyeing Team of the Year:
The gallant performance of the Super Falcons at the 2023 Women’s World Cup in New Zealand and Australia positions them as strong contenders for the Team of the Year Prize.

Stay tuned as we anticipate the crowning of champions at the 2023 CAF Women’s Awards. Follow us on social media for live updates and exclusive insights into Nigeria’s triumphs on the continental stage.

Written by Boom RadioNG

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