Super Falcons striker, Asisat Oshoala has been nominated for the Balon d’or. This was announced on Friday by French Football.
The Barcelona forward who recently Oshoala signed a two-year contract extension that would keep her at Barcelona until 30 June 2024, disclosed this on her twitter handle.
Oshoala, 27, alongside 29 female soccer star will jostle for the plague in a yet to be announced date.
She found success as a forward for Nigeria’s youth teams but made most of her early appearances for the senior national team as an attacking midfielder. She was nicknamed “Seedorf” after male footballer Clarence Seedorf and has also been referred to as “Superzee” by her teammates.