This was announced Friday August 12, 2022, by French Football.
The 27-year-old Oshoala was included in a list of 20 players nominated for the 2022 Ballon d’Or.
On Friday, August 12 2022, France football organizers of the Ballon d’Or Award released the nominees in all categories ahead of the ceremony.
Oshoala enjoyed a spectacular season with Barcelona Femeni in Spain.
Oshoala scored 20 goals for Barcelona Femeni as they won the Primera División de la Liga de Fútbol Femenino in Spain.
Oshoala was recently crowned Player of the Year by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). It was the fifth time she would be crowned the best player on the continent by Africa’s football governing body.
Alexandra Popp, Lena Oberdorf (Wolfsburg), Aitana Bonmati, Asisat Oshoala, Fridolina Rolfo, Lucy Bronze, Alexia Putellas (Barcelona), Wendie Renard, Ada Hegerberg, Selma Bacha, Catarina Macario, Christiane Endler (Olympique Lyon), Alex Morgan (San Diego Wave), Beth Mead, Vivianne Miedema (Arsenal), Marie-Antoinette Katoto, Kadidiatou Diani (Paris Saint-Germain), Millie Bright, Sam Kerr (Chelsea), Trinity Rodman (Washington Spirit)