Asisat Oshoala of the Super Falcons placed 16th overall in the 2022 women’s Ballon d’Or.
On Monday evening, the prize presentation took place in Paris, France.
The only other African rated in the Top 20 was Oshoala.
Alexia Putelas, a member of her Barcelona team, was the winner.
Putelas, the top player for Barcelona Femeni, had two victories in a row.
Oshoala holds a CAF Player of the Year record with five victories.
Sadio Mane, a forward for Bayern Munich and Senegal, won the first Socrates Humanitarian Award for his charitable work in his village.