Victor Boniface, Didier Drogba and others react to Victor Osimhen winning the Player of the Year 2023
Following the official confirmation of Victor Osimhen as the CAF Men's Player of the Year for 2023, football stars have taken to social media to react to the huge win for Nigerian football.
Monday, December 11, 2023, was a redefining moment for Nigerian football as Victor Osimhen joined Nwankwo Kanu as the only Nigerian players to be crowned the Player of the Year at the CAF Awards. This historic feat was met with words of praise from football stars in Nigeria, Africa and the world as whole.
Victor Osimhen had what many would categorize as the best 2023, and from all indications, this would be extended to 2024 as well. He has continued to set new records for African football in Italy whilst breaking existing records as well.
Bayern Leverkusen's Victor Boniface reacts to Victor Osimhen winning the African Player of the Year
Bayern Leverkusen and the Super Eagles of Nigeria forward, Victor Boniface has reacted to his countryman and teammate for the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Victor Osimhen receiving the prestigious honour of the African Player of the Year for 2023.
The fast-rising football star took to his social media platform to say a word of congratulations to a player he also views as a brother.
Didier Drogba reacts to Victor Osimhen and Asisat Oshoala winning the African Player of the Year 2023
Football icon and legend Didier Drogba in a post on his social media platform reacted to Victor Osimhen and Asisat Oshoala receiving the honours of the African Player of the Year 2023 at the CAF Awards. He congratulated the two players and also indicated that Ivory Coast would be anticipating the national side at AFCON 2023 for men and WAFCON 2024 for women in 2024.
Kanu Nwankwo reacts to Victor Osimhen winning the Player of the Year award
Nigerian football royalty, Nwankwo Kanu also took to his social media platform to celebrate Victor Osimhen and Asisat Oshoala for their historic achievement of winning the CAF Player of the Year 2023.
KAN U BELIEVE IT What a great accomplishment. Congratulations to @victorosimhen9 and @asisat_oshoala for winning African Player of the Year in football. Putting Nigeria on the map ⚽️ @caf_online #cafawards2023 #Nigeria #africa pic.twitter.com/axFKH2H7jI— Kanu Nwankwo (@papilokanu) December 11, 2023