Europe’s football governing body UEFA has released nominees for UEFA Fans’ Women’s Team of the Year’ for 2020.
Interestingly, Super Falcons captain and Barcelona star, Asisat Oshoala, is one of the fifty nominees.
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.
For the forwards, Barcelona have representation through Oshoala, Caroline Graham Hansen and Jenni Hermoso; Chelsea are represented by Pernille Harder and Beth England; Arsenal by Vivianne Miedema and Jill Roord.
On why Oshoala made the list, UEFA wrote, “Powerful and sometimes unplayable forward with an unerring eye for goal.