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Moses, Odegbami Others Honored At NFF Inaugural Award

  • Written by Yusuf Adeoye
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Chelsea star, Victor Moses, was on Monday crowned the Nigerian Player of Year.
The winger beat Leicester City midfielder, Wilfried Ndidi, and Lobi Stars forward, Anthony Okpotu, in the Nigeria Football Federation best players award held in Lagos.
Super Falcons’ striker and African Queen, Asisat Oshoala, was also adjudged as the Female Player of the Year, beating her national teammate, Fransceca Ordega, to the award.
In other categories, the Young Player of the Year award (Male) went to Ikouwem Udoh, while Super Falconets’ forward, Rasheedat Ajibade, got the Young Player of the Year award (female).
The Coach of the Nigeria Professional Football League champions, Plateau United, Kennedy Boboye, was the Coach of the Year, just as Ann Chijine got the Female Coach of the Year award.
The Fair Play Award went to Remo Stars FC of Shagamu, while El-Kanemi Warriors FC of Maiduguri won the Fans Award of the Year as Channels Kiddies Cup went home with Developmental Award.
FIFA president, Giovanni Infantino, was presented the Platinum Award by the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, and his Delta State counterpart, Senator Ifeanyi Okuwa.
Nigeria’s All-time greatest are Ann Chijine, Dr. Felix Owolabi, Austin Eguavoen, Christian Chukwu, Uche Okechukwu, Austin Okocha, Nwankwo Kanu, Chief Segun Odegbami, Thompson Usiyen, Adokie Amasiemeka and Mercy Akide-Udoh.b_600_400_16777215_00_images_MOSES.jpg

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