Oshoala, Nadozi and Waldrum are among the finalists for the CAF Award.

Oshoala, Nadozi and Waldrum are among the finalists for the CAF Award.

Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala, goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozi and coach Randy Waldrum are among the shortlisted candidates for the Confederation of African Football (CAF)’s 2023 award.

Also on the shortlist are Esther Ajakai and Deborah Abiodun, who are vying for the Young Player of the Year award.

Oshoala will compete for the player of the year award against Nnadozi, Zambia’s Barbara Babanda and South Africa’s trio of Andile Dlamini, Hilda Maguire and Thembi Kgatlana.

Also in this category are Cameroon’s Ajala Njoya and Anissa Rahmari, Fatima Tagnout, and Morocco’s Ghisarein Chebak.

Nnadozi is also shortlisted for the Goalkeeper of the Year award, and will be competing against Morocco’s Imane Abdelahhad and Khadijah Ellumichi, and South Africa’s Andile Dlamini and Kaylin Swart.

Ajakai and Abiodun will face Ghana’s Comfort Yeboah, Morocco’s Nesrin El Chad and South Africa’s Tuberile Chamase for the Young Player of the Year award.

Coach Waldram, who led Nigeria to the second round of the 2023 New Zealand/Australia Women’s World Cup, also coached Mehdi El Kaychori (SC Casablanca), Reynaldo Pedros (Morocco), Desiree Ellis (South Africa), and Jerry Tshabalala (Mamelodi). against Sundowns). ) won the Coach of the Year award.

Nigeria has been named the National Team of the Year along with Morocco, Senegal, South Africa and Zambia.

CAF said in a statement that the winners in each category will be chosen after voting by a committee consisting of members of the technical committee, media experts from member associations, and head coaches and captains from member associations, including clubs participating in the inter-club group stage. He said a decision would be made. competition.

The award ceremony will be held on December 11, 2023 at the Palais des Congrès Movenpiquin Morocco.

Source: guardian.ng

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