- FC Barcelona Femeni forward, Asisat Oshoala has been announced as the recipient of the highly esteemed Nigerian Most Valuable Player of the Season (women) award for the 2022/2023 season.
- Oshoala's remarkable performance on the field throughout the season has earned her this prestigious accolade.
In an impressive display of skill and prowess, Oshoala contributed significantly to her team's success. Over the course of 40 games for the Spanish giants, she showcased her brilliance by netting an impressive tally of 27 goals and providing nine assists.
Notably, Oshoala's impact extended beyond her individual achievements. She played a vital role in Barcelona's triumph, contributing to their victories in both the Spanish La Liga F and the UEFA Women's Champions League. This win marked her second time clinching Europe's premier club competition, the sole African player to achieve this feat.
In a separate but equally noteworthy recognition, Victor Osimhen has been declared the winner of the Nigerian Fans' Player of the Season award. This marks his second consecutive win of this prestigious title.
Throughout the 2022/2023 season, the 24-year-old Osimhen displayed exceptional talent and was instrumental in Napoli's success. His consistent goal-scoring abilities propelled his team to their first Serie A title in 33 years.
Both Oshoala and Osimhen have demonstrated outstanding performance and skill, making them deserving recipients of these prestigious awards.