Victor Osimhen, Asisat Oshoala Win Africa Footballers Of The Year Awards

Victor Osimhen, Asisat Oshoala Win Africa Footballers Of The Year Awards

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By Amaechi Agbo

In an unprecedented turn of events, two Nigerian players, Victor Osimhen and Asisat Oshoala on Monday won the 2023 Africa Footballers of the Year Awards in Morocco.

It was a historical moment , the first time ever two players from the same country are holding both men and women Africa Footballers of the Year awards, Osimhen and Oshoala won both award on Monday night.

Victor Osimhen who won the 2023 Italian Serie A league with Napoli, was voted the 2023 Africa Footballer of the Year.

It is the first time Nigeria is winning the award since Kanu Nwankwo last did in 1999.

Oshoala, who plies her trade with Barcelona Feminine team in Spain, won the Africa Women’s Footballer of the Year Award after helping her team to win both the league and continental double last time.

She became the first woman ever in history to win the award SIX TIMES with the last three coming consecutively.

Also, Super Falcons goalkeeper, Chiamaka Nnadozie won the Best Goalkeeper Award while the Super Falcons won the Best Women National Team of the year.

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