Ghana international and new Ajax signee Mohammed Kudus has made it to the 80-man shortlist of the 2020 Golden Boy Awards .
Italian Sports paper, Tuttersport, which established the award in 2003, earlier nominated 100 players but cut the list down to 80.
The award is given by selected sports writers to Under-21 players who have played spectacularly well over the season.
Kudus has been included in the 80-man shortlist and will be hoping to make it to the last 20 and eventually win the award.
The 19-year-old was impressive at his previous club, FC Nordsjaelland, where he scored 11 goals in 25 games.
He faces competition from Manchester United’s Mason Greenwood, Barcelona’s, Anssumane Fati, and Manchester City’s Philip Foden, among others.
Portuguese international and Atletico Madrid star, Joao Felix, won the award the last year.
By Sakyibea Ofori|Contributor|Ghana