The Nigeria Football Federation has released the list of nominees for its maiden NFF Football Awards.
The award which is supported by AITEO and has Lagos as Host City is the first time the Nigerian soccer governing body is organizing an award ceremony to inspire footballers.
The award ceremony is to take place at the Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos on Monday, February 19.
Gongs will be 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.
The list of all the nominees for the inaugural NFF/AITEO AWARDS in Lagos include;
1) PLAYER OF THE YEAR (MEN)
2) PLAYER OF THE YEAR (WOMEN)
3) COACH OF THE YEAR (MEN)
4) COACH OF THE YEAR (WOMEN)
5) YOUNG PLAYER OF THE YEAR (MEN)
6) YOUNG PLAYER OF THE YEAR (WOMEN)
7) TEAM OF THE SEASON (MEN)
8) TEAM OF THE SEASON (WOMEN)
9) GOAL OF THE SEASON
Sikiru Olatunbosun (MFM v Rangers)
Shedrack Asiegbu (Abia Warriors v Plateau United)
Oche Salifu (Remo Stars v El Kanemi)