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Asisat Oshoala Claims Sixth African Player Of The Year Prize

Written by Oluwaseun Oyediji

Nigeria forward, Asisat Oshoala emerged as the winner of the 2023 African Women Player of the Year.

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The FC Barcelona star won the award in Morocco as the Confederation of Africa. Football (CAF) rewarded top players, coaches, and administrators.

Oshoala claimed her sixth title and extended her title number ahead of compatriot, Perpetua Nkwocha who has won the award four times.

She won the top prize alongside fellow Nigerian star, Victor Osimhen who won the men’s top prize.

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Nigeria's senior women's national team (Super Falcons) won the women's national team of the year.

Goalkeeper, Chiamaka Nnadozie won the women's goalkeeper of the Year award.

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In other categories, Morocco won five Awards to show the growth of North African football.

Nesryne El Chad won the Young Player of the Year for women as the men's national team emerged as the team of the year.

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Goalkeeper, Yasine Bounou smiled home with the men's goalkeeper of the year while Walid Regragui won the coach of the year in the men's category.

Fatima Tagnaout clinched the Interclub women's player of the year.

Winners of the 2023 CAF Awards

Percy Tau (South Africa) - Interclub player of the year, men

Nesryne El Chad (Morocco) -Young player of the year, women

Lamine Camara (Senegal) - Young Player of the year, men

Nigeria - National team of the year, women

Morocco - the national team of the year, men

Chiamaka Nnadozie - goalkeeper of the year, women

Yasine Bounou - goalkeeper of the year, men

Desiree Ellis - coach of the year, women

Walid Regragui - coach of the year, men

Fatima Tagnaout (Morocco) - Interclub player of the year, women

Al Ahly - club of the year, men

Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies - Club of the Year, women

Asisat Oshoala - women's player of the year

Victor Osimhen - men's player of the year

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