Super Falcons’ Asisat Oshoala has been shortlisted for the 2023 Ballon d’Or award.

The nomination was announced via France Football’s social media pages on Friday.

Oshoala, the Nigerian forward, was nominated for the Socrates award category of the Ballon d’Or.

The Socrates award identifies the best solidarity actions carried out by committee champions.

Vinicius (Brazil/ Real Madrid), Antonio Rudiger (Germany/Real Madrid), Marcus Rashford (England/Manchester United), Alex Morgan (USA/San Diego Wave) are the other nominees.

The reigning African women’s Player of the Year was also a nominee for the Ballon d’Or in 2022.