ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- President Bola Tinubu has extended his heartfelt congratulations to Victor Osimhen for securing the CAF 2023 Men’s Player of the Year award.
He also commended Asisat Oshoala for her remarkable win as the CAF Women’s Player of The Year for a record-extending sixth time while also hailing Chiamaka Nnadozie, honored as the Woman Goalkeeper of the Year.
President Tinubu further extended his commendation to the Super Falcons for clinching the Women’s National Team of the Year at the CAF Awards 2023.
He said: “I commend the trio of Osimhen, Oshoala and Nnadozie for their outstanding performances on both national and international stages, and for being sources of pride to the nation and an inspiration for aspiring footballers across the continent.
“Watching the great ambassadors of Nigeria stand atop the podium as the African Footballers of the Year, in the men and women categories, on Monday night in Marrakesh, Morocco, has strengthened our belief that with hard work, perseverance, and the help of God, everything this nation needs for greatness is within us and available to us.
“I commend Victor and Asisat for not forgetting their roots and days of humble beginnings in the game they love so much and for acknowledging the role of indigenous coaches in shaping their careers.
“I join all Nigerian fans in praying that this well-deserved honour will be the beginning of a continued journey filled with success, triumphs, and the fulfilment of all your footballing dreams.”
He prayed that this well-deserved honor mark the beginning of a journey filled with continued success, triumphs, and the fulfillment of all your footballing dreams.