Asisat Lamina Oshoala Named CAF 2022 African Footballer Of The Year For A Record 5th Time (Women)

Asisat Lamina Oshoala has been named the Confederation of African Football (CAF) 2022 African Footballer of the Year for a record fifth time (in the women category).

She received the award at the CAF ceremony held in Rabat, Morrocco on 21 July, 2022.

She is the first ever player to win five African footballer of the year award (2014, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2022).

27-year-old Asisat Lamina Oshoala MON is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Primera División club FC Barcelona Femení and the Nigerian women’s national team.

The 2021-2022 campaign can be said to be Oshoala’s best yet as she played a pivotal role in her Spanish side’s treble charge – the Spanish Women’s Super Cup, Copa de la Reina and the Primera Division.

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