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Ajara Nchout Njoya and Barbara Banda make shortlist of 2023 CAF Awards for the prestigious category Player of The Year

In the first list of 20 players revealed by CAF, three players represented by LTA Agency were figured. Ten players remain in contention for the Player of the Year after a recent shortlist announced yesterday, which include Cameroon Ajara and Barbara of Zambia.

Milan international striker, Ajara is captain of Cameroon national team. As a reminder, she finished second in 2019 CAF Award, She has been a stalwart for the indomitable lionnesses throughout the year, helping them to the third round of the Olympics qualifiers, she scored a goal as they beat Uganda a 3-2 aggregate. She scored a penalty as Cameroon fell to Kenya by a 3-4 in penalty shootout after a 1-1 aggregate in the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

The new intrance Barbra Banda who is among the the nominee for her first ever time, she plays for Shanghai Shengli in China Women’s super League and captains the Zambia women’s national football team. The young star has been instrumental in her team first participation to the 2023 FIFA World Cup where she scored a penalty in their 3-1 win over Costa Rica.