After CAF earlier released nominees for the CAF Men’s Player of the Year award on Thursday, the Super Eagles forward has reacted
Moses Simon has dedicated his nomination for CAF Player of the Year Award to his coaches and teammates.
The player in a tweet reacted and said the nomination is also for his family and friends as he dedicated the award to God.
The Nantes winger wrote: “Woke up to the news of my nomination for CAF Player Of The Year Award (MEN). This is not for me but for my coaches, teammates, family and friends. To God be the glory,”
Simon is the only Nigerian on the list from a crop of 30 African footballers.
Woke up to the news of my nomination for 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🙏
— MSimon27 (@Simon27Moses) June 30, 2022
The nominations which is a reflection of the 2022 AFCON is a reward for the forward who was inarguably Nigeria’s finest performer at the tournament despite the shocking exit suffered by the Super Eagles in the round of 16.
The award will hold on the 21st of July and will see the list pruned further before the said date.