Victor Osimhen beats Moses Simon to win 2020 Marc-Vivien Foe prize for Best African Player in French Ligue 1

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Victor Osimhen beats Moses Simon to win 2020 Marc-Vivien Foe prize for Best African Player in French Ligue 1

French media outlets RFI and France 24 have named Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen as the winner of the 2020 Marc Vivien Foe prize for the best African player in the French Ligue 1 for 2019-2020 season.

The 21-year-old Lille striker emerged the winner from a list of 11 African footballers who were shortlisted for the award named after Cameroonian great and former Olympique Lyonnais midfielder, Marc Vivien Foe.

Marc Vivien Foe died at the Stade de France while playing for Cameroon, during the 2003 FIFA Confederations Cup semi-final game against Colombia.

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