SPORTS NEWS: Osimhen bags 2023 Ballon d’Or nomination

Victor Osimhen

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striker, , has been nominated for the 2023 Ballon d'Or .

The is one of the most prestigious individual awards in football.

The nomination follows his outstanding performances in the just concluded season.

Meanwhile, Lionel and Erling are among the leading contenders to win this year's men's Ballon d'Or, while Cup star, Aitana Bonmati, leads the nominees announced on Wednesday for the women's prize.

, who recently left Paris Saint-Germain for , is in with a chance of succeeding Karim Benzema and winning the Ballon d'Or for the eighth time in his remarkable career after leading to Cup glory in Qatar last year.

may be his main rival for the prize after scoring 52 in 53 games to help win the treble of , and FA Cup last season.

The Norway striker, last week won the UEFA Player of the Year Award for last season.

's Kylian and Haaland's City teammate, Kevin De Bruyne, also feature among the 30 nominees for the prize, the winner of which will be announced at a ceremony in Paris on October 30.

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