Kopa Trophy nominees for the year 2023 have been confirmed.
Naija News reports that the Kopa Trophy is an association football award presented to individuals who are considered best-performing players but under the age of 21.
The award is annually organized by France Football and winner is selected by former Ballon d’Or winners.
The nominees for this year’s Kopa Trophy were confirmed on Wednesday.
Real Madrid midfielder, Jude Bellingham, Manchester United striker Rasmus Hojlund and Barcelona’s Gavi, were named among nominees for this year’s award.
Naija News reports that the winner will be announced at a ceremony in Paris on Monday, October 30, 2023.
Full list of the Kopa Trophy nominees:
Jude Bellingham – Real Madrid
Eduardo Camavinga – Real Madrid
Jamal Musiala – Bayern Munich
Pedri – Barcelona
Gavi – Barcelona
Alejandro Balde – FC Barcelona
Xavi Simons – RB Leipzig
Elye Wahi – RC Lens
Antonio Silva – Benfica
Rasmus Højlund – Manchester United