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CAF Snubs Tremendous Eagles Stars In Closing Nominees For Awards



CAF has pruned the checklist of the nominees for varied males’s award with no Nigerian within the run-in

African soccer’s governing physique, CAF has launched a listing of ten nominees for the Participant of The 12 months award.

CAF had named only one Nigerian participant from a listing of 30 gamers initially nominated. The standards for collection of the nominees obtained widespread condemnation in Nigeria as Victor Osimhen, who’s one in every of Africa’s most sought-after and finest gamers was lacking from the checklist.

Nantes winger, Moses Simon who was Nigeria’s finest participant on the AFCON in Cameroon was the one Tremendous Eagles participant on the checklist.

Simon has now been dropped alongside 19 different gamers with a listing of ten contenders to supply an additional closing three nominees.

The gamers within the closing ten are; Achraf Hakimi, Naby Keita, Karl Toko Ekambi, Sadio Mane, Riyad Mahrez, Mohamed Salah, Edouard Mendy, Vincent Aboubakar, Kalidou Koulibaly and Sebastian Haller.

Within the Younger Participant of the 12 months class, Akinkunmi Amoo was snubbed within the closing 5 nominees.

Amoo had made the highest ten children in Africa in keeping with CAF however has been dropped within the closing 5 nominations.

Senegal’s Pape Matar Sarr, Ghana’s Kamaldeen Suleymana, Hannibal Mejbri, Dango Ouattara and Karim Konate have been the ultimate nominees for the award.

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