Victor Osimhen and Asisat Oshoala

By Obaloluwa Joshua, LAGOS 

Nigerian duo, Victor Osimhen and Asisat Oshoala have been included in the final shortlist for the 2023 Globe Soccer Awards.

Osimhen made the final 11-man list, while Oshoala was included in the final 10-woman shortlist.

The two players won the Men’s and Women’s Player at the  CAF Awards 2023 on Monday night in Marrakech, Morocco.

The other players nominated in the Men’s category are;  Jude Bellingham (Real Madrid), Vinícius Jr (Real Madrid), Kylian Mbappe (PSG), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool), Karim Benzema (Al-Ittihad), Lionel Messi (Inter Miami), Bernardo Silva (Man City), Kevin De Bruyne (Man City), Erling Haaland (Man City)and Cristiano Ronaldo (Al Nassr).

Oshoala is shortlisted alongside Aitana Bonmatí, Mary Earps, Fridolina Rolfo, Linda Caicedo, Amanda Ilestedt, Georgia Stanway, Olga Carmona, Sam Kerr and Debinha for the Women’s award. READ ALSO:

Osimhen and Osimhen are looking to become the first African to win the Globe Soccer Awards.

The awards gala will hold at five-star Atlantis, The Palm, on January 19, 2024 in Dubai.