Captain of Super Falcons, Asisat Oshoala, is one of 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.
The 26-year-old, who has scored twice in six league appearances for Barcelona Ladies this season, 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.
Fans across the continent are expected to select their line-up from the 50 players who have stood out across European competitions and domestic leagues before the deadline on January 6.