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Super Eagles Captain Ahmed Musa Nominated for CAF Award

CSKA Moscow's forward from Nigeria Ahmed Musa controls the ball during a Group E Champions league football match between CSKA Moscow and Bayern Munich at the Arena Khimki in Moscow on September 30, 2015. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER NEMENOV (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Kingsley Kanayo

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has nominated Nigeria’s Super Eagles Captain Ahmed Musa for the 2015 African Footballer of the Year.

Also nominated is Vincent Enyeama who plays for French club Lille.

Ahmed Musa has been in superb form for Russian army club CSKA Moscow in the year under review.

Reigning African Player of the Year Yaya Toure is also on a long list of 37 nominees.

England-based stars Riyad Mahrez from Algeria, Yannick Bolasie of DR Congo, Ghana’s Andre Ayew, Mame Diouf from Senegal, Kenya’s Victor Wanyama and Gabon skipper Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are also on the list.

Yaya Toure has won this prestigious award four times including in the last three straight years.



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