Osimhen had a outstanding season with Napoli, and he appears to be edging nearer to one among th greatest prizes in African soccer
Tremendous Eagles striker Victor Osimhen has been included within the prime ten nominees for the CAF Participant of the 12 months Award, Soccernet studies.
Osimhen had a brilliant marketing campaign at Napoli final season. He scored 31 targets in all competitions to assist them attain the UEFA Champions League quarterfinal, and he helped them to their first Scudetto in 33 years.
The 24-year-old hitman additionally broke longstanding objective data held by Cameroonian Samuel Eto’o and George Weah.
He additionally had a great 12 months with the Tremendous Eagles, ending the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers as the best goalscorer.
Earlier in November, Africa’s soccer governing physique CAF launched an inventory of 30 gamers for the CAF POTY awards, and Osimhen was on the record.
The list has been reduced to ten again, and Osimhen has made the minimize. The Napoli star has competitors from membership teammate Angussa Anguissa, Riyad Mahrez, Vincent Aboubakar, Mohamed Salah, Achraf Hakimi, Yacine, Sofyan Amarabat, Achraf Hakimi, Yassine Bounou, Yousef en-Neusiri, and Sadio Mane.
Osimhen is the favorite to win the award, particularly after he emerged because the highest-ranking African participant on the Balon d’Or ceremony. If he wins the the CAF POTY award, he would be the first Nigerian to win the award since 1998 when Nwankwo Kanu received it.