Sunday Mar 22, 2020. 13:00
Super Eagles strikers Odion Ighalo and Victor Osimhem are among the Nigeria Pitch Awards nominees.
The nominees for the seventh edition of the Pitch Awards were announced at the Ibis Hotel in Lagos.
Manchester United striker Ighalo, Lille marksman Osimhen and Villarreal attacker Samuel Chukwueze have been nominated for the Striker of the Year accolade.
While Getafe star Oghenekaro Etebo, Rangers FC midfield maestro Joe Aribo and Leicester City player Wilfred Ndidi are up for the Midfielder of the Year award.
Furthermore, Ndidi, Osimhen and Ighalo will also compete for the King of the Pitch accolade.
Nigerian star Asisat Oshoala has been nominated alongside Onome Ebi and Chiamaka Nnadozie for the Queen of the Pitch award.
Nominees In Full
Goalkeeper of the Year: Francis Uzoho Omonia, Chiamaka Nnadozie, Daniel Akpeyi
Defender of the Year: William Troost Ekong, Chidozie Awaziem, Kenneth Omeruo
Midfielder of the Year: Oghenekaro Etebo, Joe Aribo, Wilfred Ndidi
Striker of the Year: Odion Ighalo, Victor Osimhen, Samuel Chukwueze
Queen of the Pitch: Onome Ebi, Chiamaka Nnadozie, Asisat Oshoala
King of the Pitch: Wilfred Ndidi, Odion Ighalo, Victor Osimhen
Team of the Year: Lobi Stars, Super Eagles, Enyimba
Coach of the Year: Usman Abdallah, Thomas Dennerby, Gernot Rohr
Sam Okwaraji Award: Ahmed Musa, Barr. Seyi Akinwunmi, Kunle Soname
State with best grassroots football development: Delta, Akwa Ibom, Lagos
Football Friendly Governor: Nyesom Wike, Udom Emmanuel, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa
Corporate Sponsor of Football Award: Aiteo Group, Zenith Bank, Bet9ja