Stage set for 2nd AITEO-NFF Football Awards

Among the highlights of the night will be a special honour to the 1994 Super Eagles, who were the first to qualify Nigeria for the FIFA World Cup finals

All is set for the second edition of the AITEO-NFF Football Awards. The event which will take place in Lagos, will have in attendance Secretary General of world football–ruling body FIFA, Ms Fatma Samoura.

The Senegalese–born administrator expressed her delight with being invited to Nigeria for the Awards and also receiving the NFF Order of Merit.

Among the highlights of the night will be a special honour to the 1994 set of Super Eagles teams who were the first to qualify Nigeria for the FIFA World Cup finals and won the Africa Cup of Nations in Tunisia.  

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award, while politician, avid football financier and supporter, Chief Moshood Abiola, who died in 1998, will be honoured post –humously with the NFF Presidential Award.

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Full list of nominees

YOUNG PLAYER OF THE YEAR 2018- FEMALE

1. Rashidat Ajibade

2. Chiamaka Nnadozie – Rivers Angels

3. Anam Imo – Nasarawa Queens

YOUNG PLAYER OF THE YEAR 2018-MALE

1. Samuel Chukwueze – Villareal

2. Victor Osimhen – Sporting Charleroi

3. Henry Onyekuru

COACH OF THE YEAR-FEMALE

1. Mosees Aduku – Bayelsa Queens

2. Wemimo Matthew – Sunshine Queens

3. Thomas Dennerby – Super Falcons

COACH OF THE YEAR- MALE

1. Solomon Ogbeide – Lobi Stars

2. Gernot Rohr – Super Eagles

3. Gbenga Ogunbote – Rangers International

GOAL OF THE SEASON

1. Ahmed Musa – 2nd Goal Vs. Iceland

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2. Ighalo Odion 3rd Goal – Nigeria Vs. Libya

3. Kelvin Itoya VS Kano Pillars (Aiteo Cup Final)

MEN’S PLAYER OF THE YEAR

1. Ahmed Musa

2. Odion Ighalo

3. Alex Iwobi

WOMEN’S PLAYER OF THE YEAR

1. Asisat Oshoala

2. Onome Ebi

3. Ordega Francisca

FANS OF THE SEASON

1. Rangers Supporters

2. Kano Pillars Supporters Club

TEAM OF THE SEASON

1. Super Falcons

2. Super Eagles

3. Flying Eagles


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