“Long live the new King” – Chelsea great Drogba’s first words to Napoli’s Osimhen after POTY win

The Nigerian international officially became the continent’s number-one football star, drawing applause from one of the best players to ever do it

Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has joined many others in celebrating Victor Osimhen and Asisat Oshoala after the two Nigerians were recognised as the best players in Africa on Monday night, reports.

Osimhen, whose goals powered Napoli to a first Scudetto title in 33 years and Nigeria to qualify for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, was named the winner of the 2023 CAF Player of the Year.