Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen and Super Falcons captain Asisat Oshoala , have both expressed their desire to win their categories at the CAF Awards .
While Osimhen was nominated for the African Youth Player of the Year award alongside fellow Nigerian Samuel Chukwueze and Morocco ’ s Achraf Hakimi, Oshoala is in contention for the Women ’ s Player of the Year award alongside Cameroon ’ s Ajara Nchout and South Africa ’ s Thembi Kgatlana.
In separate interviews with our correspondent , both players said they were happy to be nominated for the awards .
They, however, said they were not under any pressure and believed the best player would emerge winner .
The former Wolfsburg striker also expressed his delight to be nominated for the African Youth Player of the Year award for a second time .
The Eagles star won the award in 2015.
“ For me , I will always be positive, so , I wish myself the best to win.
But of course , we have Samuel Chukwueze and Hakimi who are very good and talented players , any one of us that wins it deserves it , ”
Basically for me , it ’ s just to keep playing my game , having fun and enjoying my career and whatever comes after will only be an achievement , ”
The winners will be announced at the CAF Awards ceremony on January 7 , 2020 , at the Albatros Citadel SahlHasheesh , Hurghada , Egypt .
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