AITEO/NFF Best of Football Awards 2018 Full List Of Winners
AITEO/NFF Best of Football Awards 2018 Full List Of Winners
AITEO/NFF Best of Football Awards 2018 Full List Of Winners

The maiden edition of AITEO/NFF Best of Football Awards held in Lagos on Monday night usher in new era of motivations for football players and coaches in Nigeria.

An array of prominent global figures, including FIFA President, Gianni Infantino and CAF President Ahmad, political chieftains, football stars, renowned administrators past and present, captains of industry, legends of the Nigeria game and oaks of the entertainment industry are now confirmed present at the inaugural edition of the AITEO/NFF Football Awards.

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Gongs were presented to winners in Player of the Year (men), Player of the Year (women), Coach of the Year (men), Coach of the Year (women), Young Player of the Year (men), Young Player of the Year (women), Team of the Season, Fairplay Award, Goal of the Season, Fans of the Season, NFF Development Award and Platinum Award categories.

Also, there was special recognition of a ‘Legends Eleven,’ a squad of outstanding former Nigerian international players.

The awards ceremony also witnessed the attendance by a large selection of Nigeria football legends, including former captains Christian Chukwu, Olusegun Odegbami, Daniel Amokachi, Mutiu Adepoju, Uche Okechukwu, Garba Lawal, Austin Jay Jay Okocha, Nwankwo Kanu and Joseph Yobo.

Winners in each category

(1) Player Of The Year (Men)

Victor Moses

(2) Player Of The Year (Women)

Asisat Oshoala

(3) Coach Of The Year (Men)

Kennedy Boboye

(4) Coach Of The Year (Women)

Ann Chiejine

(5) Young Player Of The Year (Men)

Ikouwem Udoh

Rasheedat Ajibade

Anam Imo

Gift Monday

(7) Team Of The Season

Plateau United

Akwa United

MFM FC

Rivers Angels

Nasarawa Amazons

Ibom Angels

(8) Goal Of The Season

Sikiru Olatunbosun (MFM v Rangers)

Shedrack Asiegbu (Abia Warriors v Plateau United)

Oche Salifu (Remo Stars v El Kanemi)