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Super Eagles Trio Make 2019 African Player of The Year Award 30 Man List

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The body governing football in Africa, CAF (Confederation of African Football) has nominated Super Eagles And Leicester City midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, Super Eagles and Lille striker, Victor Osihmen and retired Super Eagles and current Shanghai Greenland Shenhua striker, Odion Ighalo for the 2019 African Player of the Year Award.

The trio were shortlisted following their outstanding performance at the 2019 AFCON competition where Nigeria came third, as well as their impact at their respective club levels in the previous season and this season.

They were shortlisted alongside 27 other African footballers who did well at their respective club and national level.

The former winner, Mohamed Salah of Egypt and Liverpool, his teammate in Liverpool, Sadio Mane and others were nominated for the award.


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