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Emmanuel Adebayor Explains Why He Thinks Victor Osimhen Deserves 2023 African Player Of The Year Award

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Former Togo and Manchester City attacker, Emmanuel Adebayor has come out to explain why he believes Victor Osimhen should be given the 2023 African Player of the Year award.
The Nigerian striker helped Napoli win their first league title since 1990 scoring a total of 26 goals to become the first African player to win the golden boot in the Italian topflight.
His outstanding performance last season has made him as one of the top-class favourites for the prestigious award.
The last time a Nigerian won the award was in 1999 when Nwankwo Kanu got the opportunity to be honored as the with the best African player award for that particular year.
Speaking to BBC Sport, Adebayor, who doubles as the winner of the African player of the year award in 2008, stated that Osimhen’s performance last season gives him the advantage to win it for himself and his country.

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