Video: Ghana’s Sandra Owusu-Ansah’s goal nominated for FIFA’s 2021 Puskas Award


The Black Queens forward has shot to fame globally after her world class goal was nominated by Fifa for the Puskas Award

Ghana and Supreme Ladies FC striker Sandra Owusu-Ansah’s goal against Kumasi Sports Academy has been nominated for the 2021 FIFA Puskas Award as the list was released on Monday afternoon.

With Supreme Ladies down by a lone goal, Owusu-Ansah’s long range volley from almost 30 yards beat goalkeeper and hit the underside of the post in the Women’s Premier League in May.

The Supreme Ladies forward will have to shrug off competitions for Tottenham Hotspur’s Erik Lamela as well as Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez.

Full list of Pukas Award nominees:

Luis Díaz (COL): Brazil v. Colombia [CONMEBOL Copa América] (23 June 2021)

Gauthier Hein (FRA): Chamois Niortais FC v. AJ Auxerre [Ligue 2] (10 April 2021)

Érik Lamela (ARG): Arsenal FC v. Tottenham Hotspur FC [Premier League] (14 March 2021)

Valentino Lazaro (AUT): Bayer 04 Leverkusen v. Borussia VfL 1900 Mönchengladbach [Bundesliga] (8 November 2020)

Riyad Mahrez (ALG): Zimbabwe v. Algeria [CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifying] (16 November 2020)

Vangelis Pavlidis (GRE): Willem II v. Fortuna Sittard [Eredivisie] (16 May 2021)

Daniela Sánchez (MEX): Querétaro FC v. Atlético de San Luis [Liga MX Femenil] (16 January 2021)

Patrik Schick (CZE): Czech Republic v. Scotland [UEFA EURO 2020] (14 June 2021)

Mehdi Taremi (IRN): Chelsea FC v. FC Porto [UEFA Champions League] (13 April 2021)

Caroline Weir (SCO): Manchester City WFC v. Manchester United WFC [FA Women’s Super League] (12 February 2021)


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