EaglesTracker Awards 2021: Onuachu, Iheanacho, Oshoala, Okoye headline nominees list
The second annual EaglesTracker Awards, celebrating the achievements of Nigerian Footballers during the season, is set to kick off on Tuesday June 8th at 9:30pm WAT.
The EaglesTracker Awards 2021 is a three-day social media event taking place across the EaglesTracker social media channels, with awards handed out to several footballers based on their performances in the 2020/2021 season.
The #ETAwards2021 creates an opportunity to further celebrate and shine a light on the various Nigerian footballers flying the flag proudly, and representing the country through football, across the globe.
See the full list of nominees below:
Goalkeeper of the Season: Adebayo Adeleye (Hapoel Jerusalem), Chiamaka Nnadozie (Paris FC Feminines), Maduka Okoye (Sparta Rotterdam), Matthew Yakubu (SKF Sered)
Defender of the Season: Chidozie Awaziem (Boavista), Leon Balogun (Rangers FC), Victor Moses (Spartak Moscow), William Troost-Ekong (Watford), Zaidu Sanusi (FC Porto)
Midfielder of the Season: Frank Onyeka (FC Midtjylland), Joe Aribo (Rangers FC), Joel Obi (AC Chievo Verona), Michael Olise (Reading FC), Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City)
Forward of the Season: Asisat Oshoala (FC Barcelona Femeni), Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City), Paul Onuachu (KRC Genk), Sadiq Umar (UD Almeria), Simeon Nwankwo (Crotone)
Most Improved Player of the Season: Babajide Akintola (Hatayspor), Kelechi Nwakali (AD Alcorcon on loan from SD Huesca), Paul Onuachu (KRC Genk), Tyronne Ebuehi (FC Twente on loan from Benfica)
Revelation of the Season: Maduka Okoye (Sparta Rotterdam), Sadiq Umar (UD Almeria), Terem Moffi (FC Lorient), Tosin Kehinde (Randers FC), Zaidu Sanusi (FC Porto)
Fans’ Player of the Season: Asisat Oshoala (FC Barcelona Femeni), Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City), Paul Onuachu (KRC Genk)
Golden Boot: Awarded to the player who scored the most goals for their club in the 2020/2021 season.
Golden Glove: Awarded to the goalkeeper who kept the most clean sheets for their club in the 2020/2021 season.
Rookie of the Season: Awarded to the best player aged U21, who had the best first season in the first team of their football club, in 2020/2021.
Women’s Most Valuable Player: Awarded to the female footballer who had the best individual season in 2020/2021.
Men’s Most Valuable Player: Awarded to the male footballer who had the best individual season in 2020/2021.
Team of the Season: An XI of the best Nigerian players by position, in the 2020/2021 season.
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