Super Eagles midfielder, Oghenekaro Etebo has been named the South West Stokies City player of the year.
Etebo who missed out on the Stoke City’s Official Player of the Year for 2018/19 to Jack Butland took to his Instagram Page on Sunday to applaud the fans for their unflinching support to the Potters throughout the season.
“It’s a thing of joy winning the SW Stoke City player of the year and I just want to use the opportunity to appreciate the Fans for their support though we didn’t achieve our goals main target for the season,”Etebo wrote beneath a picture of himself with the award on Instagram.
“But we still need to keep up the positivity that’s why we all love the game!!! Once again respect from my heart to you guys.”
Etebo joined the championship side, after making a £6.35million from Feirense last summer.
He made 37 appearances and scored twice.
Etebo is expected to be named in Nigeria’s provisional squad list for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations billed for Egypt next month.
Nigeria will face Burundi Guinea and Madagascar in group B of the tournament.