Nigerian Super Eagles stars, Victor Osimhen and Samuel Chukwueze have been shortlisted in the five-man list for African Youth Player Of The Year.

Osimhen and Chukwueze who both play for Lille and Villarreal respectively were nominated alongside Morocco’s Achraf Hakimi, Mali’s Moussa Djenepo and Senegal’s Krépin Diatta.

The winner will be announced during CAF awards on January 7 2020 at the Albatros Citadel Sahl Hasheesh, Hurghada, Egypt.

African Youth Player Of The Year Nominees

  1. Achraf Hakimi (Morocco & Borussia Dortmund)
  2. Krépin Diatta (Senegal & Club Brugge)
  3. Moussa Djenepo (Mali & Southampton)
  4. Samuel Chukwueze (Nigeria & Villarreal)
  5. Victor Osimhen (Nigeria & Lille)