Khadijah ‘Bunny’ Shaw on shortlist for Ballon D’or Award
Jamaica’s World Cup captain and Stra striker Khadija bunny Shaw is on the shortlist for world football’s most prestigious individual award the Ballon D’or ahead of the the ceremony in Paris on October 30.
Shaw who helped Jamaica’s Reggae girls to the round of 16 at the recent FIFA women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand is among three Manchester City players among the nominees………..the others Yui Hasegawa and Jill Roord .
The Jamaican star scored 20 goals while providing seven assists for Manchester City in the women’s super league in England.
In the meantime 2022 World Cup Golden ball winner Lionel Messi, Erling Haaland and Kylian Mbappe lead the list of 30 nominees on the men’s side.
Messi seeking his 8th ballon d’ or title led Argentina to win the 2022 World Cup in December — the only major trophy that had eluded him in his 21-year career — finally claiming the trophy at his fifth attempt…………Haaland could provide Messi’s strongest competition for the award.
The Norway striker scored 52 goals in 53 games in all competitions as Manchester City clinched the Premier League, FA cup, and the champions league titles.
The 23-year-old broke the Premier League’s single-season scoring record with 36 goals in his debut campaign in England