"Prophet": Nigerian Man Who Predicted Osimhen and Oshoala's Wins at CAF Awards 2023 Gets Praised

"Prophet": Nigerian Man Who Predicted Osimhen and Oshoala's Wins at CAF Awards 2023 Gets Praised

  • Nigerian duo Victor Osimhen and Asisat Oshoala made history at the just concluded CAF Awards 2023 after claiming the biggest individual prizes of the night
  • Hours after their huge wins, a man's old tweet foreseeing the victories resurfaced on X and is being talked about
  • Nigeria became the first country to produce the CAF Best Player of the Year in both the male and female categories in the same edition

A Nigerian man's tweet predicting the biggest individual winners at the CAF Awards 2023 has resurfaced on X.

On Tuesday, February 14, the man, Kunle Ogunrinde, wrote on X that Napoli's forward Victor Osimhen and Barcelona Femeni striker Asisat Oshoala would clinch the CAF African men's Player of the Year and CAF Women's Player of the Year awards respectively.

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Osimhen, Oshoala, CAF Awards 2023
Osimhen and Oshoala won the biggest individual awards at the CAF Awards 2023. Photo Credit: STR, Anadolu
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His tweet read:

"Say hello to 2023 CAF African Footballers of the year. The very first time a country 'll produce winners in Male and female categories."

Nigeria makes history at CAF Awards 2023

On Monday night, December 11, The Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced the Nigerian duo as the winners of the biggest individual prizes at a ceremony that was held in the Moroccan city of Marrakech.

While it is Osimhen's first time clinching the coveted award, a statement on CAF's official website confirmed that it was Oshoala's record sixth time winning the prize.

Nigeria became the first African country to have a male and female winner in the same edition.

See his tweet below:

A reaction to Kunle's post went thus:

@adewale_onabajo said:

"Prophet."

Oshoala ready to be in a relationship

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In a related report, footballer Asisat Oshoala had cried out that she needs a boyfriend.

In a post shared on her Snapchat page, the footballer revealed that she is ready to be in a relationship.

Asisat Oshoala noted that she was desperate for a man to be in her life as she needed one to take home for December.

The footballer, in a bid to prove she was very serious about it, stated that she was willing to apply if there were pages of communities she could join that would help her.

Osimhen opens up on his relationship preference

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported had said he can't date a lady who is not financially buoyant.

The footballer revealed his girlfriend must be financially independent to contribute to spicing up their relationship.

During an interview with media personality Korty EO, the sportsman said he doesn't care much about physical attractiveness in a partner. He made it clear that he wouldn't go out of his way for a lady who isn't adding monetary value to the relationship in any way.

Source: Legit.ng

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