Chukwueze, 1 other Super Eagles star makes CAF's 5-man list for African young best player (see list)
Samuel Chukwueze and Victor Osimhen have been nominated for the best young African Player of the Year.
The Nigerian internationals have been in red hot form this season form club and country but will have to compete with three other African youngsters to get the prize.
Dortmund's Archraf Hakimi, Club Brugge Krepin Diatta and Southampton's Moussa Djenepo have also been included in the list.
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Chukwueze made his mark for Nigeria at the AFCON 2019 and had a remarkable 2018-19 season in the Spanish La Liga.
On the other hand, Osimhen has been in impeccable form this season for his Ligue 1 side Lille, scoring ten goals in all competitions and providing three assists.
Here is a full list of the nominees
1. Archraf Hakimi (Morocco)
2. Keprin Diatta (Senegal)
3. Moussa Djenepo (Mali)
4. Samuel Chukwueze (Nigeria)
5. Victor Osimhen (Nigeria)
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Victor Osimhen was again in superb form for his team Lille as they picked up maximum points in their Ligue 1 encounter against Lyon.
The Super Eagles striker who scored the winning goal in his club's 1-0 win over Dijon at the weekend, was also involved in the match-winner away to Lyon.
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