Osimhen makes the Top 10 List for Men’s Player of the Year: A 10-person shortlist has been announced for the 2023 CAF Men’s Player of the Year award, featuring Nigerian attacker Victor Osimhen. enoughinfo
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On their official X platform, the Confederation of African Football revealed the nominations on Friday.
Before the award presentation, the list is anticipated to be further whittled down to just three.
After an incredible 2022–23 season for Napoli, Osimhen is the clear favourite to win the prize.
Osimhen makes the Top 10 List for Men’s Player of the Year
The Nigerian international helped the Partenopei win their first league championship in more than thirty years with 26 goals in 32 league games.
Five additional goals were scored by the 24-year-old in the UEFA Champions League.
With ten goals, the striker led the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualification campaign in scoring as well.
On the shortlist are Frank Zambo-Anguissa, Vincent Aboubacar, Mohamed Salah, Riyad Mahrez, and Achraf Hakimi, his colleagues from Napoli.
Sadio Mane, Yassine Bounou, Sofyan Amrabat, and Yousef En-Nesyri are the other nominees.