EaglesTracker set to honour outstanding Nigerian footballers for the 2021-2022 season

The Eagle Tracker Season Awards is an exclusive annual event that honors Nigerian footballers’ outstanding achievements throughout the year under review.

The 2021-2022 football season has come to a close, and Nigerian footballers have made headlines all around the world.

Some made history, some lived out fairytales and others improved on their previous campaigns.

The EaglesTracker Awards is an exclusive annual event that honours Nigerian footballers’ outstanding achievements throughout the season under review.

Since its establishment in 2020, the MVP award has been presented to notable footballers such as Simy Nwankwo, Paul Onuachu, and Asisat Oshoala.

In addition to the Eagles Tracker Men’s MVP of the Year and Women’s MVP of the Year categories, we honour footballers with different categories of award.

This year’s edition offers thirteen categories namely; 

1. Goalkeeper of the Season – A fan-voted award given to the best goalkeeper in the 2021-2022 season

2. Defender of the Season – A fan-voted award given to the best defender in the 2021-2022/2021 season

3. Midfielder of the Season – A fan-voted award given to the best midfielder in the 2021-2022/2021 season

4. Forward of the Season – A fan-voted award given to the best forward in the 2020/2021-2022 season

5. Fans Player of the Season – A fan-voted award given to the fans’ best player in the 2020/2021-2022 season.

6. Men’s MVP – Awarded to the footballer (male) who had the best individual season for their club in 2021-2022/2021

7. Women’s MVP – Awarded to the footballer (female) who had the best individual season for their club in 2021-2022/2021

8. Revelation of the Season – Awarded to the footballer (male or female) who had the best breakout season in 2021-2022/2021

9. Rookie of the Season – Awarded to the footballer (male or female) aged U21 who had the best first full season in the first team of their club, in 2021-2022/2021

10. Most Improved Player of the Season – Awarded to the footballer (male or female) who made the most improvements from their previous season in 2021-2022

11. Golden Boot – Awarded to the player (male or female) who scored the most goals for their club in the 2021-2022/2021 season.

12. Golden Glove – Awarded to the goalkeeper (male or female) who kept the most clean sheets for their club in the 2020/2021-2022 season.

13. Team of the Season – A team of the best 11 performers throughout the 2021-2022/2021 season.

However, the period under review is the 2021-2022 season only (August 2021 – May 2022).

The award ceremony has always been a virtual one and this year’s event will be no different. 

Stay glued to our social media pages as we unveil nominees over the next few days.

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Wilfred Ndidi wins Midfielder of the Season Award

An absolutely dominant season, crowned with the joy of an English FA Cup trophy.

Wilfred Ndidi wins Midfielder of the Season Award

🏟: 36 Appearances
⚽️: 1 Goal
🅰️: 4 Assists
3.4 tackles per game
2.3 interceptions per game

An absolutely dominant season, crowned with the joy of an English FA Cup trophy.

Leicester City’s Wilfred Ndidi is the Nigerian Midfielder of the Season for 2020/2021.

Wilfred Ndidi wins Midfielder of the Season Award
Wilfred Ndidi wins Midfielder of the Season Award

The EaglesTracker Awards 2021 is the second edition of an annual awards event. The Awards highlight and celebrate the most outstanding Nigerian Footballers around the world during the just-concluded season.

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Maduka Okoye wins Goalkeeper of the Season Award

32 Appearances, 10 Clean Sheets. Sparta Rotterdam goalkeeper, Maduka Okoye is the Goalkeeper of the Season for 2020/2021

Maduka Okoye wins Goalkeeper of the Season Award

🏟: 32 Appearances
🧤: 10 Clean Sheets

22-year old Sparta Rotterdam and Super Eagles goalkeeper, Maduka Okoye is the Nigerian Goalkeeper of the Season.

The EaglesTracker Awards 2021 is the second edition of an annual awards event. The Awards highlight and celebrate the most outstanding Nigerian Footballers around the world during the just-concluded season.

Maduka Okoye had an impressive debut season with Sparta Rotterdam, helping them secure a spot in next season’s inaugural UEFA Europa Conference League.

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Terem Moffi wins Revelation of the Season Award

He scored 14 goals in his debut season in the French Ligue 1.

Terem Moffi wins Revelation of the Season Award

Burst onto the scene in true star fashion. He scored 14 goals in his debut season in the French Ligue 1.

22-year old FC Lorient striker, Terem Moffi is the EaglesTracker Nigerian Revelation of the Season.

The EaglesTracker Awards 2021 is the second edition of an annual awards event. The Awards highlight and celebrate the most outstanding Nigerian Footballers around the world during the just-concluded season.

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Paul Onuachu named Men’s MVP of the Season

Paul Onuachu named Men’s MVP of the Season

Paul Onuachu named Nigeria Men’s Most Valuable Player of the Season

🏟: 41 Games
⚽️: 35 Goals
🅰️: 5 Assists
🏆: Belgian Cup

27-year old KRC Genk forward, Paul Onuachu is the EaglesTracker Nigeria Men’s Most Valuable Player of the Season.

The EaglesTracker Awards 2021 is the second edition of an annual awards event. The Awards highlight and celebrate the most outstanding Nigerian Footballers around the world during the just-concluded season.

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Asisat Oshoala named Women’s MVP of the Season

FC Barcelona Femeni forward, Asisat Oshoala has been named as the Women’s MVP of the Season

Asisat Oshoala named Nigeria Women’s Most Valuable Player of the Season

🏟: 37 Games
⚽️: 22 Goals
🏆: Spanish Primera Iberdrola
🏆: Spanish Copa de la Reina
🏆: UEFA Women’s Champions League

FC Barcelona Femeni forward, Asisat Oshoala is the EaglesTracker Nigeria Women’s Most Valuable Player of the Season

The EaglesTracker Awards 2021 is the second edition of an annual awards event. The Awards highlight and celebrate the most outstanding Nigerian Footballers around the world during the just-concluded season.

Asisat Oshoala named Nigeria Women's Most Valuable Player of the Season
Asisat Oshoala named Nigeria Women’s Most Valuable Player of the Season

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Onuachu, Adeleye, Okoye and Moffi emerge as winners in Day 1 of the EaglesTracker Awards

The EaglesTracker Awards 2021 kicked off on Tuesday in grand style, with 5 awards handed out on Day 1 of the three-day event.

Onuachu, Adeleye, Okoye and Moffi emerge as winners in Day 1 of the EaglesTracker Awards

The EaglesTracker Awards 2021 kicked off on Tuesday in grand style, with 5 awards handed out to celebrate the achievements of Nigerian Footballers during the 2020/2021 season.

Here are the winners from Day 1:

Golden Boot: Paul Onuachu (KRC Genk, Belgium)

Golden Glove: Adebayo Adeleye (Hapoel Jerusalem, Israel)

Most Improved Player of the Season: Paul Onuachu (KRC Genk, Belgium)

Rookie of the Season: Maduka Okoye (Sparta Rotterdam, Netherlands)

Revelation of the Season: Terem Moffi (FC Lorient, France)

Day 2 of the EaglesTracker Awards 2021 kicks off at 5pm Nigerian Time on Wednesday with 5 more awards to be handed out including the Goalkeeper of the Season, Defender of the Season, Midfielder of the Season, Forward of the Season and Team of the Season

Any surprises so far ? What are your predictions for Wednesday’s awards ?
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EaglesTracker Awards 2021: Onuachu, Iheanacho, Oshoala, Okoye headline nominees list

The second annual EaglesTracker Awards, celebrating the achievements of Nigerian Footballers during the season, kicks off on Tuesday June 8th

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.

EaglesTracker Awards 2021 Schedule
EaglesTracker Awards 2021 Schedule

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:

AWARDS & NOMINEES

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.

EaglesTracker Awards 2021
EaglesTracker Awards 2021

Who will take home the biggest awards ? Leave your predictions in the comments below

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Osimhen, Simy and Arokodare headline EaglesTracker Awards 2020 winners list

Over 365 days of competitive football. Over 250 players tracked for over 52 weeks. The first edition of the EaglesTracker Awards was a huge success.

Over 365 days of competitive football. Over 250 players tracked for over 52 weeks. The first edition of the EaglesTracker Awards was a huge success.

There were 5 awards handed out over three days, beginning with the Team of the Season announcement on Friday with the show coming to a close on Sunday, following the announcement of FC Crotone’s Simy Nwankwo as the Nigerian Player of the Season for 2019/2020.
Below is the list of all awards and winners:

AWARD WINNERS

Team of the Season: Fri Aug 28
A selection of the Best XI of Nigerian Footballers based on performances during the 2019/2020 season.

Nigerian Team of the Season 2019/2020
Nigerian Team of the Season 2019/2020

Rookie of the Season: Toluwalase Arokodare (Valmiera FC)
Awarded to the Best Player aged 21 years or younger, playing in their first full season as a member of the first team squad.

Tolu Arokodare wins Nigerian Rookie of the Season Award
Tolu Arokodare wins Nigerian Rookie of the Season Award

Revelation of the Season: Victor Osimhen (SSC Napoli via LOSC Lille)
Awarded to the player who was the biggest positive surprise in their football club this season.

Victor Osimhen wins Nigerian Revelation of the Season Award
Victor Osimhen wins Nigerian Revelation of the Season Award

Most Improved Player of the Season: Moses Simon (FC Nantes)
Awarded to the player who made the most improvements on the field, from their previous season.

Moses Simon wins Most Improves Player of the Season Award
Moses Simon wins Most Improves Player of the Season Award

Player of the Season: Simeon Nwankwo
Awarded to the player selected by our editors as the most outstanding player of the season.

Simy Nwankwo wins Nigerian Player of the Season Award
Simy Nwankwo wins Nigerian Player of the Season Award

Do you agree with our selections ? Leave a comment or reaction below.

The period under review includes all competitive matches played (excluding Internationals), between Aug 1, 2019 and Aug 25, 2020

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EaglesTracker Awards (1st Edition) – 2019/2020 Season

It is now time for us to celebrate the Most Outstanding Nigerian Footballers from around the world during this hopefully ‘Once in a Lifetime’ 2019/2020 season.

The EaglesTracker Awards is an annual event which will take place for the first time on Friday at 7:30pm via our social media platforms. The event will celebrate the best performers, selected from over 250 Nigerian players that we tracked during the 2019/2020 season.

The 2019/2020 football season has undoubtedly been one to remember, for many reasons, including some, unrelated to football. Football players from around the world have had to overcome the issues of the pandemic just like the rest of us, yet they did not fail to keep us engaged and entertained.
It is time for us to celebrate the Most Outstanding Nigerian Footballers from around the world during this hopefully ‘Once in a Lifetime’ 2019/2020 season.

AWARDS SCHEDULE

Team of the Season: Fri Aug 28
A selection of the Best XI of Nigerian Footballers based on performances during the 2019/2020 season.
Rookie of the Season: Sat Aug 29
Awarded to the Best Player aged 21 years or younger, playing in their first full season as a member of the first team squad.
Revelation of the Season: Sat Aug 29
Awarded to the player who was the biggest positive surprise in their football club this season.
Most Improved Player of the Season: Sat Aug 29
Awarded to the player who made the most improvements on the field, from their previous season.
Players’ Player of the Season: Sunday Aug 30
Awarded to the player voted by their peers as the most outstanding player of the season.
Player of the Season: Sunday Aug 30
Awarded to the player selected by our editors as the most outstanding player of the season.

Who will take home these coveted crowns ?
The 1st Ever #ETAwards begins at 7:30pm today with our Team of the Season Announcement.

The period under review includes all competitive matches played (excluding Internationals), between Aug 1, 2019 and Aug 25, 2020


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