Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwuweze has been nominated for the 2019 Kopa Trophy Award.
The Kopa Trophy which was named after former French footballer, Raymond Kopa to honor the best U-21 footballer in the world was inaugurated last year.
The 20-year old becomes the first Nigerian to be nominated for the awards and will contest for the prize alongside Atletico Madrid’s Joao Felix, Jason Sancho of Borrussia Dortmund, Moise Kean of Everton,Matteo Guendouzi of Arsenal and Vicinus Jr of Real Madrid. Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe won the award last year.
The event will hold on the 2nd of December where the winner will be announced.
Written by Chineze Ogugua
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