Abdulai Mukarama and Elizabeth Addo have been named in the final eleven for the Africa Women’s player of the year.
The two players were selected from an initial 15-man shortlist for the award.
Ghana’s Portia Boakye, Desire Oparanozia of Nigeria as well as Cameroonian duo Marlyse Ngo Ndoumbouk and Gaelle Enganamouit failed to make the final cut.
Abdulai, 16, and Boakye, 25, will be vying for the award with the likes of reigning Women’s player of the year Asisat Oshoala, Bassira Toure from Mali, Chrestinah Thembi Kgatlana (South Africa), Francisca Ordega (Nigeria), Gabrielle Aboudi Onguene (Cameroon), Janine Van Wyk (South Africa), Raissa Feudjio (Cameroon) and Tabitha Chawinga (Malawi).
Winner of the award will be announce during CAF’s awards Gala to be staged in Senegal next Month.
Former Black Queens captain Grace Adwoa Bayor was the last Ghanaian to win the Women’s player of the year award.
— CAF (@CAF_Online) December 14, 2018
By Frank Darkwah