Osimhen, Oshoala makes 2023 Ballon d’Or shortlist
Report said Nigerian duo Victor Osimhen and Asisat Oshoala have been shortlisted for the 2023 Ballon d’Or award in the men’s and women’s categories.
The prestigious ceremony according to report will take place in Paris on October 30.
Osimhen currently the leading scorer in the African Cup of Nations qualifying series with seven goals, becomes the first male Nigerian footballer to be shortlisted for the award in 24 years as Former captain Nwankwo Kanu was the last Nigerian star to be shortlisted for the award in 1999.
Oshoala on her part, earned her consecutive nomination after a successful campaign with Barcelona Femeni where she won the Women’s Champions League