Ghana and ZFK Spartak Subotica striker, Sandra Owusu Ansah has been nominated for the prestigious Puskas award candidates as announced by FIFA on Monday.

The Black Queens striker scored a with a half volley from almost 25 yards in a Women's Premier League match against Kumasi Sports Academy in March this year when she was a player for Supreme Ladies.

She is the only Ghanaian in contention for any FIFA award in the numerous categories announced by the world football governing body.

Owusu Ansah will be competing with the like of Patrick Schick, Riyad Mahrez, other women being Mexico's Daniela Sánchez and Manchester City Women's Caroline Weir among others.

Schick already won the European Championship goal of the tournament award for his chipped shot from near the halfway line against Scotland.

There was no place for Yaw Yeboah's solo goal scored for Wisla Krakow against Gornik Lechzna in Poland this year.

None of the candidate goals were scored in a game in Asia.

Voting is by two FIFA-appointed panels of former players and fans worldwide.

The winner is announced Jan. 17 at an online ceremony in Zurich for the FIFA Best awards.

Award nominees: