Super Eagles and Villarreal forward, Samuel Chukwueze, believes his choice as one of the candidates for the best young player on the planet otherwise known as the Golden Boy Award, is a confirmation of his steady progress in European football.
Organised by Italian newspaper, Tuttosport, the annual award is handed to the best player in European football under the age of 21 over the previous calendar year.
The 20-year-old Chukwueze who is on the shortlist of 40 along with Flying Eagles midfielder Tom Dele-Bashiru, said he was more than pleased to be so honoured.
“I am so happy that I was shortlisted for the Golden Boy award,” the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup winner with Golden Eaglets said in an interview with NationSports. “I didn’t know I will be among the candidates for the Golden Boy award this year. Read more