NFF awards: FIFA, CAF felicitate with winners as Ahmed Musa emerge 2018 best player in Nigeria




World football governing body FIFA and Confederation of African Football (CAF) have congratulated winners of Monday night awards organised by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and its partner.

Super Eagles and Al-Nassr of Saudi Arabia forward, Ahmed Musa emerged the Nigerian Player of the Year 2018 at the 2nd AITEO/NFF Football Awards which held Monday night at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Musa beat the duo of Alex Iwobi of Arsenal and Odion Ighalo of Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua to claim the award.

Musa claimed a double feat by also winning the best goal of the year award.

The female category of the award was won by Onome Ebi who plies her football trade with Henan Huishang in the Chinese Women’s Super League.

The glamorous ceremony was well attended by eminent football personalities all over the country, Africa and the world.

Present at the grand occasion were top Nigerian football heroes and top politicians across all levels of government.
The 1994 set of the Super Eagles were especially honoured with most of the players present.

The governor of Lagos State, His Excellency Akinwunmi Ambode and Late MKO Abiola were also especially honoured.

The first female Secretary General of FIFA, Fatma Samoura who was present at the Awards was also especially honoured.

THE LIST OF AWARD WINNERS

Male Player of The Year
WINNER – AHMED MUSA

Female Player of The Year
WINNER – ONOME EBI

Young Player of The Year- Female
WINNER – ANAM IMOH

Young Player of The Year – Male 
WINNER – SAMUEL CHUKWUEZE

Best Coach of The Year – Female
WINNER – THOMAS DENNERBY

Best Coach of The Year – Male
WINNER – GBENGA OGUNBOTE

Goal of The Season
WINNER – AHMED MUSA

Fair Play Award
WINNER – AKWA UNITED

Team of The Season
WINNER – SUPER FALCONS

Development Award
WINNER – CHANNELS TV

Lifetime Achievement Award
GOVERNOR AKINWUNMI AMBODE

NFF Presidential Award
LATE MKO ABIOLA

Order of Merit Award
FATMA SAMOURA
(FIFA Secretary General)


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