Oshoala, Iheanacho make CAF awards nomination lists

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Super Falcons and Arsenal forward, Asisat Oshola has been nominated for the African Women’s Player of the Year award.

Oshoala was nominated alongside South African Janine Van Wyk, Ghanaian Elizabeth Addo and Cameroonians Gabrielle Onguene and Raissa Tchuanyo.

Manchester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho was also nominated in the Most Promising player of the Year  category alongside Oghenekaro Etebor

Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi will face a stiff challenge in Cote d’Ivoire’s Frank Kessie, Ghana’s Eric Ayiah, Mali’s Sidiki Maiga and Ghana women’s Sandra Owusu-Ansah for the Youth Player of the Year honour.

Nigeria’s Super Falcons will battle for Women’s Team of the Year award with Cameroon, Ghana, South Africa and Zimbabwe.

Nigeria’s under-23 male team, who were bronze medal winners at the Rio Olympics, will slug it out with four others for the Men’s Team of the Year award.

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