Nigeria star Osimhen among 30 nominees for 2022-2023 African Player of the Year award
Nigeria star Victor Osimhen has been nominated for the 2022-2023 men’s African Player of the Year award. The prolific Napoli forward was the leading scorer in Serie A last season with 26 goals and in 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying with 10.
Morocco stars also nominated
Stars from the Morocco squad that made history in Qatar last December by becoming the first World Cup semi-finalists from Africa are also contenders.
They include goalkeeper Yassine Bounou, defender Achraf Hakimi, midfielder Sofyan Amrabat, winger Hakim Ziyech and forward Youssef en Nesyri.
Mane and Salah nominated
Sadio Mane of Senegal and Mohamed Salah of Egypt, both two-time winners of the award, have also been nominated.
Walid Regragui nominated for coach award
Walid Regragui, who took charge of Morocco just a few months before the World Cup, is among 10 nominees for the coach award.
Nominees for women’s awards to be released later
Nominees for the women’s awards will be released later.
Awards ceremony to be held in Marrakech
The central Moroccan city of Marrakech has been selected to host the awards ceremony on Monday December 11.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn