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CAF Awards: Oshoala, Waldrum, Gift Make Final Shortlist

CAF Awards: Oshoala, Waldrum, Gift Make Final Shortlist

Asisat Oshoala has made the final shortlist for the CAF Women’s Player of the Year for 2022, reports Completesports.com.

The Barcelona forward will battle nine other nominees for the individual prize.

Oshoala was ruled out from the ongoing 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations in Morocco after sustaining an injury in Nigeria’s opening game against the Banyana Banyana of South Africa.

In the Young Player of the Year category, Rivers United forward Monday Gift made the final shortlist along with four other players.

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Gift was also nominated for the Inter Club Player of the Year award.

She has made three substitute appearance for the Super Falcons at WAFCON 2022.

Super Falcons head coach, Randy Waldrum is in the running for the Coach of the Year award, while Rivers United have been nominated for the Club of the Year award.

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The winners of each category will be decided by a voting panel made up of CAF Technical Committee, media representatives, head coaches and captains of Member Associations and clubs involved at the group stage of the Interclub competitions for the 2021/22 season.

The awards will be held on Thursday, July 21 2022 in Rabat Morocco.

THE FULL LIST OF NOMINEES

Player of the Year (Women)
· Ajara Nchout Njoya (Cameroon & Internazionale Milano)
· Evelyn Badu (Ghana & Alvaldsnes)
· Doris Boaduwaa (Ghana & Sekondi Hasaacas)
· Ghizlane Chebbak (Morocco & AS FAR)
· Asisat Oshoala (Nigeria & Barcelona)
· Andile Dlamini (South Africa & Mamelodi Sundowns)
· Bambanani Mbane (South Africa & Mamelodi Sundowns)
· Chrestinah Thembi Kgatlana (South Africa & Atletico Madrid/Racing Louisville)
· Refiloe Jane (South Africa & AC Milan)
· Grace Chanda (Zambia & BIIK Kazygurt)

Interclub Player of the Year (Women)
· Andile Dlamini (Mamelodi Sundowns)
· Bambanani Mbanie (Mamelodi Sundowns)
· Andisiwe Mgcoyi (Mamelodi Sundowns)
· Evelyn Badu (Sekondi Hasaacas/Alvaldsnes)
· Doris Boaduwaa (Sekondi Hasaacas)
· Ghizlane Chebbak (AS FAR)
· Sanaa Mssoudy (AS FAR)
· Fatima Tagnaout (AS FAR)
· Rose Bella (Malabo Kings)
· Gift Monday (River Angels/FC Robo)

Young Player of the Year (Women)
· Evelyn Badu (Ghana & Sekondi Hasaacas/Alvaldsnes)
· Doris Boaduwaa (Ghana & Sekondi Hasaacas/Alvaldsnes)
· Yasmine Zouhir (Morocco & AS Saint-Etienne)
· Gift Monday (Nigeria & River Angels/FC Robo)
· Flourish Sebastine (Nigeria & Bayelsa Queens)

Coach of the Year (Women)
· Gaoletlhoo Nkutlwisang (Botswana)
· Gabriel Zabo (Cameroon)
· Yusif Basigi (Hasaacas Ladies)
· Reynald Pedros (Morocco)
· Randy Waldrum (Nigeria)
· Serigne Amar Mousse Niang Cisse (Senegal)
· Desiree Ellis (South Africa)
· Jerry Tshabalala (Mamelodi Sundowns)
· Samir Landolsi (Tunisia)
· Bruce Mwape (Zambia)

Club of the Year (Women)
· Mamelodi Sundowns (South Africa)
· Sekondi Hasaacas (Ghana)
· AS FAR (Morocco)
· Malabo Kings (Equatorial Guinea)
· Rivers Angels (Nigeria)

By Adeboye Amosu

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COMMENTS

WORDPRESS: 7
  • Chima E Samuels 1 month ago

    This is what happens when you give power to a South African business man to rule African football. Next time una for no name any Nigerian player at shortlist. Let’s get ready to see South Africa sweep majority of the awards even if they don’t win the tournament. On a personal note they have a decent coach but their top 4 players on the list are not better than Oshoala, Rasheedat,Monday and high flying Chiamaka Nnadozie who won young keeper award in France with Paris FC. Nepotism hurting African football from the days of Hayatou till date. People like Pinnick is partly to blame instead of improving your aspirations to CAF presidency you want to continue Bossing NFF and FIFA Exco. Our players too needs to keep bride and use performances to slap all these teams and their so called players.

     
    • Dennis 1 month ago

      The South Africans have been awarding themselves all the awards of the African women football in all the tournaments for a long time ago.
      They’re are not ashamed of themselves that in the last tournament they were boasting that even though they never won the trophy they did not lose to any team
      Can you see that the awards list is filled with their female players.
      Even the Memolodi ladies are not better than the female teams I watched their video playing at the Enugu Rangers practicing pitch in Enugu.
      When will Africa be transparent at doing things?

       
  • Really? Four South Africans in the final ten for the player of the year? I think the corruption in CAF has taken another turn.

     
  • JEROPAL 1 month ago

    You people seem to overlook what happened yesterday between South Africa v Tunisia. There was a late penalty, clear contact, VAR certain alerted offence, but what happened, the South African referee from Burundi, ruled it out because corruption. Super Falcons wi play thirteen women on Monday. To the Glory of God, Nigeria will laugh last. God bless Super Falcons, God Bless. Nigeria.

     
    • Chima E Samuels 1 month ago

      YouTubers have made this complains but this championship is designed for South Africa Morocco so it’s normal to see this things. Nigeria will have to be on fire to overcome these antics against a good Moroccans side that plays swift precise football to come out unscathed. Any lack of concentration or small foul will amount to several calls so they have to be very much aware and not give that opportunity, and on the other side chances must be taken so that we don’t have to go into much drama with the less experienced Moroccans.

       
    • Coache 1 month ago

      That was a CLEAR PENALTY…PUNISHED MYSELF TO WATCH THE MATCH TO THE END ONLY for the referee to mess things up. What a shame? Ojoro Motsepe

       
  • MONKEY POST 1 month ago

    What?

    No CATEGORY for my GIRL PLUMPTRE?

    This is UNBELIEVABLE!!!!!!!!