Osimhen Nominated For EA Sports Team Of The Year
Super Eagles and Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen, has been nominated alongside other football stars for the 2022 EA Sports Team of the Year.
Osimhen is the only Nigerian on the list while the duo of Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah are the other Africans who were shortlisted.
Aside the forward position which Osimhen was nominated for, other positions to be contested for include goalkeeper, defence and midfield.
Other top stars nominated alongside Osimhen, Salah and Mane are Lionel Messi, Robert Lewandowski, Karim Benzema, Joao Felix, Pedri, Rodri, Mikel Merino, Dani Parejo, Iago Aspas, Borja Iglesias, Wissam Ben Yedder, Rafael Leao and Neymar.
Also on the list are Vinicius, Ousmane Dembele, Gabriel Jesus, Phil Foden, Cody Gakpo, Erling Haaland, Ciro Immobile, Harry Kane, Randal Kolo Muani, Dejan Kulusevski, Lautaro Martinez and Kylian Mbappe.
While Darwin Nunez, Antoine Griezman, Olivier Giroud, Martin Terrier, Dusan Vlahovic, Heung-min Son, Darwin Nunez and Christopher Nkunku also made the cut.
And according to ea.com, fans will be able to vote for the players between January 10 and 17 with the final results to be released on January 19.
Osimhen is the leading goalscorer in the current Serie A season with 10 goals and two assists in 13 games.
He has scored 15 times in 23 appearances for the Super Eagles of Nigeria.
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