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03.12.2013 Sports News

Victor Moses nominated for the 2013 ‘Golden Lion’ award

By Moutakilou MUMUNI -
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On-loan Chelsea striker of Nigeria Victor Moses  has been nominated for the 2013 'Golden Lion' award -a competition set up by Moroccan newspaper ' Al-Mountakhab ' to decide the best African player of the year. Joining Moses on the shortlist are:

Mehdi Benatia (Morocco-AS Roma), Mohamed Boutrika (Egypt-Al Ahly), Didier Drogba (Côte d'Ivoire-Galatasaray) , Yaya Toure (Côte d'Ivoire-Manchester City), John Obi Mikel (Nigeria-Chelsea), Kwadwo Asamoah (Ghana-Juventus), Mubarak Wakaso (Ghana-Ruben Kazan), Jonathan Pitoipa (Burkina Faso-Rennes), Sofiane Feghouli (Algeria-Valencia FC).

Last year, Didier Drogba won the award. He is again nominated in 2013.

Moses has been already bestowed the Nigeria Footballer of the Year Award last Tuesday, November 26, 2013.

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