Nigeria stars Ahmed Musa, Odion Ighalo and Alexander Iwobi are among 30 players nominated by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for the African Footballer of the Year 2018 award.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Friday, November 34 released several shortlist for the respective categories of the 2018 CAF Awards.
For the African Player of the Year category, they have 34 players who have been shortlisted including Nigeria internationals Iwobi, Musa and Ighalo.
ℹ Here is the list of nominees for the various categories of the CAF Awards 2018⬇️⬇️:
The Awards 🏆 Gala, to honour footballers & officials who distinguished themselves during the year under review, will be held on Tuesday, 8 January 2019 in Dakar, Senegal🇸🇳.#CAFAwards pic.twitter.com/cQgbWN5NgS
— CAF (@CAF_Online) November 30, 2018
Musa’s moment at the 2018 FIFA World Cup was the most memorable of any African player at the tournament, netting a brace in Nigeria’s group stage win over Iceland.
Ighalo has been massive in China where he finished as the second highest goalscorer in the Chinese Super League (CSL) with his 21 goals for Changchun Yatai.
Meanwhile, Alex Iwobi’s progress under new Arsenal Manager Unai Emery is highly commendable.
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