Five Albion players named in Golden Boy Top 100 list

Albion have the joint most amount of players on the list of any club.

By BHAFC • 20 June 2023

By Paul Hazlewood
Evan Ferguson were regulars in the men's first team towards the end of the 2022/23 campaign.

Evan Ferguson, Julio Enciso, Facundo Buonanotte, out on-loan Kacper Kozlowski and on-loan Levi Colwill have been named in Tuttosport’s Top 100 in the Golden Boy award.

The overall award goes to the top under-21 men’s player in Europe and has previously been won by Lionel Messi, Erling Haaland and Kylian Mbappe.

The top 100 have been ranked ahead of the awards, which you can view here.

Ferguson ranked 44th, Enciso 48th, Kozlowski 79th and Buonanotte in 86th, while Colwill ranked highest in 23rd spot, with four of the 12 Premier League players in the list having played for Albion last season.

By Paul Hazlewood
Facundo Buonanotte's first Premier League goal for the club came against Nottingham Forest.

RB Salzburg were the only other club with five players on the list.

How did each of Albion’s players fair during the 2022/23 campaign?

Evan Ferguson (Golden Boy ranking: 44)

Premier League appearances: 19

Premier League minutes: 949

Goals: six

Assists: Two


Julio Enciso (48)

Premier League appearances: 20

Premier League minutes: 799

Goals: 4

Assists: 2


Kacper Kozlowski (79) - spent the season on loan with Vitesse Arnhem

Eredivisie appearances: 29

Eredivisie minutes: 2,104

Goals: 2

Assists: 5


Facundo Buonanotte (86)

Premier League appearances: 13

Premier League minutes: 561

Goals: 1

Assists 1


Levi Colwill (23) - spent the season on-loan with us from Chelsea

Premier League appearances: 17

Premier League minutes: 1,218

Clean sheets: 5

Assists: 2