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I May Be The African Footballer of The Year – Ahmed Musa

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Just a day after he was shortlisted in the 37-man list for this year’s CAF African Footballer of the Year award, Super Eagles skipper, Ahmed Musa believes he or team-mate Vincent Enyeama can claim the prize.

Speaking to AfricanFootball.com, the 22 year old said; “I believe either myself or Vincent Enyeama can win the award this time around. We deserve the nomination and I think we are good enough to win it for Nigeria.

“I am happy to be nominated for the African Footballer of the Year award again. It’s a good thing when one gets such recognition because Africa is blessed with lots of good players.”

Musa and Enyeama are the only two Nigerian footballers that made the 37-man shortlist for the prize, it is the third straight year the CSKA Moscow forward has been nominated.

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Nigeria’s 1996 Olympics hero, Kanu Nwankwo is the last Nigerian to have won the award in 1999.

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