Four players represented by LTA Agency are in the Shortlist of Nominees for CAF Awards 2019
Ajara Nchout Njoya, Ange Koko N’Guessan, Gabrielle Aboudi Onguene and Refiloe Jane are players represented by LTA Agency among ten nominees for the CAF African Women’s Player of the Year Award in this 28th edition of the prestigious annual African football ceremony. The final results will be released on Tuesday, 7 January 2020 at Albatros Citadel Sahl Hasheesh in Hurghada, Egypt.
Ajara Nchout, Cameroon National Team & Vålerenga Oslo striker, had a great season in Norway as Vålerenga ended Runners-up of the Toppserien. Ajara played every single league match and scored 11 goals to help her team qualify to the next UEFA Women’s Champions League for the first time in club’s history. She also played the final of Norway Cup scoring the only goal of her side. She played a major role to qualify the team for the Cup final with her hat trick scored in the semis. With Cameroon National Team, she had a remarkable Women’s World Cup in France as she scored two goals including a dramatic last-gasp winner against New Zealand that earned Cameroon a last-16 tie against England. She has also featured in the African Qualification campaign for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games scoring a goal that took her country to the final round of the Qualifiers.
Ange N’Guessan, Côte d’Ivoire National Team & UDG Tenerife winger, helped her club to an impressive fourth place in Spain’s Liga Iberdrola Primera Division. She won silver medal at the 2019 WAFU Zone B Women’s Cup and was name best player of the tournament. She also played Olympic Games Qualifiers matches with her country as they were narrowly defeated by Cameroon in the semifinal round.
Gabrielle Onguene, Cameroon National Team & CSKA Moscow forward, won her second League Championship in Russia with her club in 2019. Captain of the Indomitable Lionesses, she scored for Cameroon against the Netherlands in the 2019 Women’s World Cup and has also played in African Qualifiers for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. It is her third time to be nominated by CAF. During the 2016 and 2017 CAF awards editions, she was voted second best African female footballer
Refiloe Jane, South Africa & AC Milan midfielder, is nominated by CAF for the first time. Vice-captain of Banyana-Banyana, she has become the first South African to sign for a top Italian side when she joined AC Milan, and she has quickly established herself as a starting midfielder for the team. The 27-year-old was part of the Banyana-Banyana team that made history by qualifying for the recent FIFA Women’s World Cup held in France for the very first time.
We congratulate all the players on this recognition by the continental football governing body.