The confederations of African football have announced the date for the 2022 CAF awards that will return after two years.
The awards will be held on the 21st July 2022 ahead of the Womens Africa cup of nations set to start next month.
However, we look at a potential nominee and winner of the CAF womens player of the year award.
Barbara Banda is Zambia womens national team captain who guided her side to their first ever qualification to the Olympics as they were the only African team at the last edition of the global multi sports event.
Barbara scored three goals in one game to become Africa’s first female to score a hatrick at the Olympic games in history.
She also equaled an Olympic record of the most hatricks scored in one competition , a feat that has no African female player has ever achieved.
BELOW ARE SOME OF THE RECORDS BROKEN BY BARBARA BANDA ?
📊 Barbra Banda equalled the record for the most goals scored at a single Olympics tournament 
📊 Barbra Banda also equalled the record for the most hatricks scored in Olympics history 
📊Barbara Banda become Africa’s all time female top scorer at the Olympics with 6 goals.
DO YOU THINK SHE DESERVES THE CAF FEMALE PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD?