The League Bloggers Awards (LBA) organizers have announced the four-man shortlist for the NPFL Player of the Month award for April.
Katsina United’s Chinedu Udechukwu, who has been in an incredible goal-scoring form for the Kastina-based side is also among the nominees for the award. Chinedu has scored a total of 3 goals out of the whole team’s four.
The striker, who scored the winner in United’s home win over Enyimba, expressed his delight in the wake of the deserved recognition he has been given in respect to his individual performance for the team:
“I am overwhelmed. It is a thing of joy and I’m very excited about it,” the giant striker stated.
“I am happy because I have been recognised by the lovers and watchers of the game.”
Super Eagles new invitee Alhassan Ibrahim also features amongst the nominees after helping Akwa United edge closer to the top four.
The midfielder has scored four goals in the month of April and this includes a hat-trick against Shooting Stars and the opener in the win over MFM FC.
The LBA Player of the Month Awards Nominees
- Chinedu Udechukwu (Katsina United)
- Alhassan Ibrahim (Akwa United)
- Yinka Onaolapo (Nasarawa United)
- Anthony Okpotu (Lobi Stars)
The LBA Coach of the Month Nominees
- Kennedy Boboye (Plateau United)
- Kabiru Dogo (Nasarawa United)
- Yaw Preko (FC Ifeanyiubah)
- Abdu Maikaba (Akwa United)