Oshoala, Kgatlana Battle For Top Scorer’s Prize in AWCON 2018

Oshoala, Kgatlana Battle For Top Scorer's Prize in AWCON 2018

Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala and South Africa's Chrestina Thembi Kgatlana will battle for the top scorer's prize as the curtain will be drawn on the 2018 African Women's Cup of Nations with the final showdown between the two teams today in Ghana.

The epic final clash between defending champions, the Super Falcons of Nigeria and Banyana Banyana of South Africa will take place at the Accra Sports Stadium, from 5pm Nigerian time, 4pm local time.

Aside from the task of helping their respective nations win the title, both players will be determined to also pick individual accolade as well.

Kgatlana top the scorers' chart with five goals from four games.

She netted the winning goal in South Africa's 1-0 win against the eight-time winners Nigeria in their first Group B match of the tournament.

The Reigning African women's footballer of the year Oshoala who fired blanks in Nigeria's opening two matches in the competition against South Africa and the Shepolopolo of Zambia came alive in the Super Falcon's last Group B game against the Nzalang Nacional of Equatorial Guinea in which she scored three goals in Nigeria's 6-0 win.

 The forward will now have to score three goals to usurp Kgatlana at the top of
scorers chart.

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