Super Eagles youngster, Samuel Chukwueze has stated that he is worthy of being crowned the CAF African Youth footballer of the year award at the forthcoming gala scheduled for the 7th of January 2020.
Samuel Chukwueze who plays for Villarreal is in contention for the trophy with teammate, Victor Osimhen and 14 other players for the award.
The award is given every year to players who have distinguished themselves in the previous year. And in 2020, it will be awarded to the best player of 2019.
It was on his Instagram page that the 20 year old revealed his readiness ahead of the ceremony.
He posted, “Your boy is out again. 16 stars going head to head to be crowned Africa’s best Youth player. Who will make the final 3?”
Samuel Chukwueze’s impressive display inspired the Super Eagles to a 3rd place in this year’s AFCON.
He is also credited by his club for helping them escape relegation last season.