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Nigeria Pitch Awards Press Conference in Ikeja
unveiling the nominees
Match Makers Consults and its auditing partners, SIAO revealed 54 possible winners in 18 categories of the fifth edition of the annual awards. The unveiling was done on Wednesday by the organizers at a press conference in Lagos Travel Inn Ikeja, Lagos. 


Top on the contenders’ list for the main title is the Super Eagles’ skipper, Mikel Obi who is expected to have stiff challenge from the duo of English Premiership stars – Victor Moses of Chelsea and Wilfred Ndidi of Leicester City.

The three national team players are jostling for the ‘King of the Pitch’ Award. According to Sina Philips, the CEO of Match Makers Consult, the event will hold in Lagos at a date to be announced in June and the female category of the award has also been increased from two to four after plea from the NWPL Boss Aisha Falode.






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Aisha Falode NWPL Boss Remarks

Nominated for the Goalkeeper of the Year is Carl Ikeme, the recuperating goaltender for Wolverhampton Wanderers of England. Contending with him are Ikechukwu Ezenwa who was with FC UfeanyiUbah in the season under consideration before joining Enyimba FC for continental football and Dele Ajiboye of league champions, Plateau United.

The full nominations below:

GOALKEEPER OF THE YEAR
1.Carl Ikeme  (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
2.Ikechukwu Ezenwa (FC Ifeanyi Ubah / Enyimba FC)
3.Dele Ajiboye (Plateau United FC)

DEFENDER OF THE YEAR
1.Leon Balogun (FSV Mainz 05)
2.William Troost-Ekong (Bursapor FC)
3.Shehu Abdullahi (Anothosis Famagusta FC)

MIDFIELDER OF THE YEAR
1.John Mikel Obi (Tianjin Teda)
2.Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City FC)
3.Victor Moses (Chelsea FC)

STRIKER OF THE YEAR
1.Victor Moses (Chelsea FC)
2.Anthony Okpotu (Lobi Stars FC)
3.Odion Ighalo (Changchun Yatai)

MVP (MEN) IN THE NPFL
1.Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Ifeanyi Ubah FC)
2.Stephen Odey (MFM FC/ FC Zurich)
3.Anthony Okpotu (Lobi Stars FC)

MVP (WOMEN) IN THE NWFL
1.Charity Rueben (Ibom Angels)
2.Rasheedat Ajibade (FC Robo)
3.Amarachi Okonkwo (Nasarawa Amazons)

COACH OF THE YEAR
1.Fidelis Elechukwu (MFM FC)
2.Gernot Rohr (Super Eagles)
3.Kennedy Boboye (Plateau United)

CLUB/TEAM OF THE YEAR
1.Super Eagles
2.Plateau United FC
3.MFM FC

REFEREE OF THE YEAR
1.Ferdinand Udoh
2.Adebimpe Quadri
3.Ogabor Joseph

STATE WITH THE BEST GRASSROOTS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
1.Lagos State
2.Rivers State
3.Delta State

FOOTBALL FRIENDLY GOVERNOR OF THE YEAR
1.His Excellency Godwin Obaseki (Edo State)
2.His Excellency Emmanuel Udom (Akwa Ibom State)
3.His Excellency Akinwunmi Ambode (Lagos State)

SAM OKWARAJI AWARD FOR COMMITMENT TO NIGERIAN FOOTBALL
1. Shehu Dikko 2nd Vice President, (Nigeria Football Federation)
2. Amaju Melvin Pinnick President, (Nigeria Football Federation)
3. Chief Ifeanyi Ubah Chairman FC Ifeanyi Ubah 

CORPORATE SPONSOR OF FOOTBALL AWARD
1. Aiteo Group
2. Nigerian Breweries plc
3. Coca Cola plc

FOOTBALL JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR (PRINT)
1. Johnny Edwards (Complete Sports)
2. Tana Aiyejina (Punch Newspapers)
3. Olalekan Okusan (The Nation Newspapers)

FOOTBALL JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR (RADIO)
1. Godwin Enakhena (Top Radio FM)
2. Olawale Adigun (Top Radio FM)
3. Tony Bekederemo (Brila FM)

FOOTBALL JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR (TV)
1. Austin Okon-Akpan (Channels TV)
2. Godwin Enakhena (LTV / Sports Splash)
3. Mozez Praiz (Supersport)

QUEEN OF THE PITCH
1.Rasheedat Ajibade (FC Robo)
2.Rueben Charity (Ibom Angels)
3.Asisat Oshoala (Dalian Quanjian)

KING OF THE PITCH
1.Victor Moses (Chelsea FC)
2.Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City FC)
3.John Mikel Obi (Tiajin Teda)


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