Ghana’s Mohammed Kudus confident of winning African Footballer of the Year one day


In-form AFC Ajax Amsterdam and Ghana Black Stars starman Mohammed Kudus says he will one day be named as the African Footballer of the Year.


He has caught the eyes of many top European clubs this season after a scintillating performances this season in the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, Dutch KNVB Cup competition and the Dutch Eredivisie.


Appearing on the latest episode of Ask the Pro on Ajax TV, the 22-year-old was asked about winning the African best player award in the future.


A confident Kudus replied that everything was possible, saying: “I believe everything is possible in this world so definitely yeah I will be chosen one day [as African Footballer of the Year.”


Kudus was recently named in Forbes Africa’s 2023 30 Under 30 list for his impact on and off the pitch.


The Ajax Amsterdam playmaker is one of only two Ghanaians on this year’s list, with the other being creative director and videographer Emmanuel Whajah.


The in-form Ghanaian forward has 18 goals and five assists in all competitions this season at club level.


He also scored two times and provided one assist for Ghana at the Qatar 2022 World Cup despite the Black Stars’ group-stage exit.


He became the first ever Black Stars player to score two goals in a single World Cup game against South Korea.

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