2018 AITEO NFF Awards: Moses, Oshoala, Boboye claim top accolades


Super Eagles forward Victor Moses has been crowned Men’s Player of the Year while Falcons Asisat Oshoala won the Female Player of the Year Award on Monday, February 19 in the inaugural edition of the Aiteo NFF Awards held in Lagos. 

The awards ceremony, which took place at the Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, saw the NFF President Amaju Pinnick, FIFA President Gianni Infantino, CAF President Ahmad Ahmad, Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and other presitigous men grace the occasion.

The Chelsea wing-back clinched the award ahead of Leicester City’s Wilfred Ndidi and Lobi Stars’ Anthony Okpotu.

Dalian Quanjian F.C striker, Oshoala beat off competition from Francisca Ordega and Charity Reuben in the women’s category.

Head coach of Plateau United Kennedy Boboye claimed the coach of the year award in the men’s category ahead of Abdul Maikaba and Fidelis Ilechukwu, while former Super Falcons goalkeeper Ann Chiejine won the gong in the female category.

The Young Player of the Year award for the Men went to Enyimba Int’l FC defender Ikouwem Udoh just as Rasheedat Ajibade bagged the accolade in the female category.

MFM FC forward Sikiru Olatunbosun prized in the Goal of the Year award for his superb strike against Rangers Int’l last season.

2018 Aiteo/NFF Award Winners [Selected Awardees]: 

Player of the Year (Men):
Victor Moses

Player of the Year (Women):
Asisat Oshoala

Coach of the Year (Men):
Kennedy Boboye

Coach of the Year (Women):
Ann Chiejine

Young Player of the Year (Men):
Ikouwem Udoh

Young Player of the Year (Women):
Rasheedat Ajibade

Fairplay Award:
Remo Stars FC

Goal of the Season:
Sikiru Olatunbosun

Fans of the Season:
El-Kanemi Warriors

Platinum Award categories:
Gianni Infantino

Sports Station of the Year:
Channels Sport

Legends XI:

Ann Chiejine
Austin Eguavoen
Okechukwu Uche
Christian Chukwu
Segun Odegbami
Nwankwo Kanu
Felix Oowlabi
Thompson Usiyen
Mercy Akide
Adokiye Amiesimaka
Austin Okocha

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