CAF Award: Esin expels Mikel, Iheanacho, Musa's odds


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Former Nigerian International, Etim Esin, has played down the odds of Super Eagles stars Mikel Obi, Ahmed Musa and Kelechi Iheanacho rising as 2016 CAF Africa Player of the Year.

On Saturday, CAF discharged a rundown of 30 players during the current year's honor and incorporated the three Nigerians.  

Among the players names include: Algeria and Leicester City forward, Riyad Mahrez, current Africa Player of the Year, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Gabon and Borussia Dortmund, Cote d' Ivoire and Manchester United safeguard, Eric Bailly and Mohamed Salah of Egypt and AS Roma.

Nigeria team of Chisom Chikatara and Mfon Udoh were assigned for African Player of the Year Based in Africa. Responding on the chosen people, Esin said that Iheanacho stands a decent shot of winning the honor however will need to hold up somewhat more.

"For Iheanacho I believe it's still too soon," the previous Super Eagles midfielder said. "Mikel has attempted, he came next behind Yaya Toure. What's more, for Musa, would he say he is playing frequently? Has he scored for Leicester? The answer is no. "Iheanacho has a future, he is still a best in class star.

The best wager would have been Iheanacho yet despite everything he needs to make strides. How about we give him maybe a couple years, he may be up there."

The previous Flying Eagles star however tipped Riyad Mahrez as the feasible victor of the honor. "Riyad Mahrez welled to help Leicester win the association last season which is a major in addition to for him." "It is conceivable he wins it since it has been long time a player from North Africa won the honor," Esin included.
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