CAF Awards 2022: This Is Not For Me – Moses Simon Reacts To His Nomination For The Player Of The Year Award

Super Eagles and Nantes forward Moses Simon has reacted after being nominated for the 2022 CAF Player of the Year awards.

Simon will battle with stars like Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah, Riyad Mahrez, Vincent Aboubakar and Kalidou Koulibaly.

Others also shortlisted include Mohamed Elneny, Franck Kessie, Achraf Hakimi, Naby Keita, and Edouard Mendy.

Commenting on the development, Simon dedicated the nomination to his family, coaches and teammates.

He said, “Woke up to the news of my nomination for the CAF Player Of The Year Award (MEN) @CAF_Online This is not for me but for my coaches, teammates, family, and friends. To God be the glory?.”

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Aside from Simon, Akinkunmi Amoo is on a 10-man shortlist for the Young Player of the Year award.

Other categories for this year’s awards are National Team of the Year, Club of the Year, Interclub Player of the Year, and Coach of the Year.

Meanwhile, CAF has announced that the nominees for the Women’s Player of the Year will be unveiled on July 5th, 2022.

The last time the awards was held was in 2019 with Mane and Asisat Oshoala winning the men and women categories respectively.

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