Iheanacho Manchester City Beats Chelsea’s Victor Moses, Mikel To Award
Kelechi Iheanacho and ex-Arsenal striker Asisat Oshoala picked up awards at the fourth edition of the Nigeria Pitch Awards in Uyo this past weekend.
Iheanacho saw off competition from Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses and Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel to be crowned King of the Pitch.
The Manchester City number seventy two also scooped the best striker accolade ahead of Godwin Obaje and Chisom Egbuchulam.
For the third year running, Oshoala emerged Queen of the Pitch, she beat fellow nominees Onome Ebi and Desire Oparanozie to the award.
Leicester City striker Wilfred Ndidi took home the best midfielder award, Oghenekaro Etebo and former Chelsea star John Obi Mikel had been in the running for the award.
Gent central defender William Troost-Ekong was recognized as the best defender, while Wolverhampton Wanderers glovesman Carl Ikeme was named the best goalkeeper.