37 Africans nominated for Golden Boy award

Tuttosport, who annually name the best young footballer playing in Europe during the past year that are under the age of 21, have revealed their final 100 shortlist for the 2020 Golden Boy award.

This year 37 Africans were nominated. 31 of the 37 are eligible for European countries.

Forwards:

Karim-David Adyemi (Red Bull Salzburg – 18 January 2002 – German-Nigerian)

Marley Aké (Olympique Marseille – 5 January 2001 – French-Ivorian)

Angel Gomes (Manchester United – 31 August 2000 – English-Angolan)

Myron Boadu (AZ Alkmaar – 14 January 2001 – Dutch-Ghanaian)

Rayan Cherki (Olympique Lyon – 17 August 2003 – French-Algerian)

Karamoko Dembélé (Celtic – 22 February 2003 – English-Ivorian)

Ansu Fati (Barcelona – 31 October 2002 – Spanish-Bissau Guinean)

Lyle Brent Foster (Cercle Brugge – 3 September 2000 – South African)

Amine Gouiri (Olympique Lyon – February 16 2000 – French-Algerian)

Mamadou Kaly Sène (Juventus – 28 May 2001 – Senegalese)

Mohammed Kudus (Nordsjælland – 2 August 2000 – Ghanaian)

Felix Khonde Mambimbi (Young Boys – 18 January 2001 – Swiss-Congolese)

Michael Oluwadurotimi Obafemi (Southampton – 6 July 2002 – Irish-Nigerian)

Rafael Camacho (Sporting Lisbon – 22 May 2000 – Portuguese-Angolan)

Romário Baró (Porto – 25 January 2000 – Portuguese-Bissau Guinean)

Amad Diallo Traoré (Atalanta – 11 July 2002 – Ivorian)

Lassina Traoré (Ajax – 12 January 2002 – Burkinabé)

 

Midfielders:

Yacine Adli (Bordeaux – 20 July 2000 – French-Algerian)

Lucien Jefferson Agoumé (Inter – 9 February 2002 – French-Cameroonian)

Faustino Adebola Rasheed Anjorin (Chelsea – 23 November 2001 – English-Nigerian)

Adil Aouchiche (PSG –  July 15, 2002 – French-Algerian)

Eduardo Camavinga (Rennes – 10 November 2002 – French-Angolan)

Claudio Gomes (PSV – 23 July 2000 – French-Bissau Guinean)

Callum Hudson-Odoi (Chelsea – 7 November 2000 – English-Ghanaian)

Mohamed Ihattaren (PSV – February 12 2002 – Dutch-Moroccan)

Bukayo Saka (Arsenal – 5 September 2001 – English-Nigerian)

Hamed Junior Traoré (Sassuolo – 16 February 2000 – Ivorian)

Defenders:

Ethan Kwame Ampadu (RB Leipzig – 14 September 2000 – Welsh-Ghanaian)

Benoît Mukinayi Badiashile (AS Monaco – March 26, 2001 – French-Congolese)

Alphonso Davies (Bayern – 2 November 2000 – Canadian-Liberian)

Tiago Djaló (Lille – 9 April 2000 – Portuguese-Bissau Guinean)

Yasser Larouci (Liverpool – January 1 2001 – French-Algerian)

Loïc Mbe Soh (PSG – June 13 2001 – French-Cameroonian)

Jean-Claude Junior Wa Dimbonda Ntenda (Juventus – 3 September 2002 – French-Congolese)

William Saliba (Saint Etienne – March 24 2001 – French-Cameroonian)

Tomás Franco Tavares (Benfica – 7 March 2001 – Portuguese-Cape Verdean)

Tiago Lopes (Porto – 27 May 2000 – Portuguese-Angolan)