Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen has been nominated among 12 nominees for the 2023 Best FIFA Player of the Year award.
The Napoli superstar was nominated alongside Lionel Messi, Erling Haaland, Kevin De Bruyne, and Kylian Mbappe in the men’s category of the award.
The winner of the award will be decided by votes from an international jury comprising national team captains and coaches, journalists, and fans from all over the world.
The winner will be announced at the FIFA The Best Awards ceremony on January 17, 2024.
See The Best FIFA Men’s Player Award 2023: Official nominees;
- Julian Alvarez
- Marcelo Brozovic
- Kevin De Bruyne
- Ilkay Gundogan
- Erling Haaland
- Khvicha Kvaratskhelia
- Kylian Mbappe
- Lionel Messi
- Victor Osimhen
- Declan Rice
- Bernardo Silva
This comes after days Osimhen was nominated for the 2023 Ballon d’Or award, one of the most prestigious individual awards in football.