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Oshoala is Africa’s Best

09 January 2015, 16:14

Lagos - Super Falcons talented striker Asisat Oshoala has been named the 2014 Glo/Caf African Women Player of the Year, SuperSport reports.

The Rivers Angels forward defeated compatriot Desire Oparanozie and Cameroonian goalkeeper Annette Ngo Ndom for the coveted award in the colourful yearly awards ceremony in Lagos.

The lanky goal poacher’s five-star performance at the 2014 Fifa Under-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada, where she won the Golden ball and Golden boot awards with stunning seven goals as well as her eye-catching feat at the 2014 Africa Women Championship (AWC) where she picked the Most Valuable Player (MVP) and silver boot award, made her the overwhelming choice for the award.

Also read: Oshoala dedicates national honour to teammates

The Glo-Caf Award Winners

National Team of the Year (Men) - Algeria

National Team of the Year (Women) - Nigeria

Club of the Year - ES Setif of Algeria

Most Promising Talent - Yacine Brahimi of Algeria

Youth Player of the Year - Asisat Oshoala

Coach of the Year - Kheireddine Madoui of ES Setif

Woman Player of the Year - Asisat Oshoala

Referee of the Year - Papa Bakary Gassama of The Gambia

African Legend Award - Oryx Club and Stade Malien

African Player of the Year (based in Africa) - Firmin Mubele Ndombe of DR Congo

African Player of the Year - Yaya Toure of Ivory Coast

Read more at SuperSport.

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