FULL LIST: Winners emerge as Osimhen, Iwobi, Aina, Finidi declare prime honours on the Nigeria Pitch Awards

FULL LIST: Winners emerge as Osimhen, Iwobi, Aina, Finidi declare prime honours on the Nigeria Pitch Awards

Napoli striker Victor Osimhen and Fulham midfielder Alex Iwobi are among the many prime Tremendous Eagles stars who have been honoured on the tenth version of the Nigeria Pitch Awards on Saturday evening, Soccernet.ng reviews.

Hosted on the Ibom Meridien Lodge and Resorts in Uyo hours after Nigeria were held to a 1-1 draw by South Africa, the award evening was a show-stopper of an occasion marking one decade of an attention-grabbing challenge that’s endorsed by the Nigeria Soccer Federation.

Tremendous Eagles ahead Victor Osimhen was the largest winner of the evening as he claimed two awards – Striker of the Yr and King of the Pitch.

Bay FC striker Asisat Oshoala was named the winner of the Queen of the Pitch award, beating the duo of Atletico de Madrid Femenino’s Rasheedat Ajibade and Paris FC goalie Chiamaka Nnadozie to the highest gong.

Nottingham Forest fullback Ola Aina clinched the Defender of the Yr forward of Fulham FC’s Calvin Bassey and Fenerbahce SK’s Vivid Osayi-Samuel.

Within the Goalkeeper of the Yr class, Ojo Olorunleke of Enyimba FC took residence the coveted prize after edging previous Kayode Bankole of Remo Stars and Amas Obasogie Bendel Insurance coverage.

Fulham FC midfielder Alex Iwobi was available to obtain his award after he gained the prize for the Midfielder of the Yr. The previous Arsenal and Everton star claimed the dignity forward of Royal Antwerp’s Alhassan Yusuf and Leicester Metropolis ace Wilfred Ndidi.

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Tremendous Eagles head coach Finidi George was the winner of the Coach of the Yr award.

FULL LIST OF WINNERS

  • Striker of the Yr 2023 – Winner: Victor Osimhen
  • Queen of the Pitch 2023 – Winner: Asisat Oshoala
  • King of the Pitch 2023 – Winner: Victor Osimhen
  • Defender of the Yr 2023 – Winner: Ola Aina – Nottingham Forest
  • Goalkeeper of the Yr 2023 – Winner: Ojo Olorunleke – Enyimba FC
  • Midfielder of the Yr 2023 – Winner: Alex Iwobi – Fulham FC
  • Coach of the Yr 2023 – Winner: Finidi George
  • Group of the Yr 2023 – Winner: Enyimba Int’l FC
  • Soccer Pitch of the Yr 2023 – Winner: Godswill Akpabio Worldwide Stadium
  • Soccer Journalist of the Yr (On-line 2023) – Winner: Tobi Adepoju
  • Soccer Journalist of the Yr (TV 2023) – Winner: Mozez Praiz (Supersport)
  • Soccer Journalist of the Yr (Radio 2023) – Winner: Anthony Bekederemo (Brila 88.9 FM)
  • Soccer Journalist of the Yr (Print 2023) – Winner: Johnny Edward (Punch Newspapers)
  • Soccer Pleasant Governor of the Yr 2023 – Winner: His Excellency Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Governor, Lagos State)
  • State with the Greatest Grassroots Soccer Improvement Programme 2023 – Winner: Lagos State
  • Sam Okwaraji Award for Dedication to Nigerian Soccer 2023 – Winner: Hon. Kunle Soname (Proprietor of Remo Stars FC)

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