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BREAKING: Asisat Oshoala Crowned 2024 African Women’s Player of the Year

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MARRAKECH, MOROCCO – In a celebratory event marking the pinnacle of African women’s football, Asisat Oshoala of Nigeria was named the 2024 African Women’s Player of the Year on Monday, December 11, 2023, night.

This would be the sixth time that Oshoala has received the top female player award on the continent given by the Confederation of African Football.

The prestigious ceremony took place at the Palais des Congrès, Movenpick, in Marrakech, Morocco, amidst a gathering of football luminaries.

Oshoala, known for her exceptional skills on the pitch and her inspiring journey to the top of women’s football, outpaced the competition in a tight race.

She triumphed over two formidable contenders: Barbara Banda of Zambia and Thembi Kgatlana of South Africa.

The Nigerian star’s journey to this moment has been marked by a series of remarkable achievements and challenges overcome. Her rise from local leagues to international stardom is a testament to her relentless dedication and skill.

Football analysts have noted Oshoala’s consistent performance throughout the season, highlighting her ability to make decisive plays under pressure.

“Oshoala has once again proven why she is considered one of the best in the game,” remarked, Bebe Uko, a seasoned football commentator.

Fans across Africa and beyond have taken to social media to celebrate Oshoala’s win, with many pointing to her role as an inspiration for future generations of female footballers.

The gala, which is still ongoing, is a showcase of African football’s finest talents and a celebration of the sport’s growth and impact on the continent.

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