The League Bloggers Awards (LBA) has shortlisted four players and four
coaches to vie for the February player and manager’s awards in the
Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).
Abdulrahman Bashir of Enyimba, Tasiu Lawal of Katsina United, Fuad
Ekelojuoti of Sunshine Stars and Mfon Udoh of Akwa United are the
nominees for the player’s award for the month under review.
The nominees for the player’s award represent the massive attacking
contribution for the month of February which produced 111 goals of the
194 total so far in the NPFL this season.
Bashir, Ekelojuoti and Lawal scored three goals each in the month
under review with the pair of Ekelojuoti and Lawal weighing in with an
assist each. Akwa United’s Udoh netted four times and got two assists.
In the manager’s list for honour are Fidelis Ilechukwu of MFM FC,
Rafael Everton of Akwa United, Usman Abd’Allah of Enyimba and Ibrahim
Musa of Kano Pillars.
Everton and Ilechukwu led Akwa United and MFM FC respectively to
unbeaten outings in February to finish among the pacesetters in both
groups of the top division.
Abd’Allah helped Enyimba reach double figures of points in February
after three wins and a draw with a defeat at Wikki Tourists while
Musa, who made a return to the dugout for Kano Pillars, ensured the
four-time champions claimed nine out of 12 points available to them
The winners for February will be announced next week.
LBA FEBRUARY NOMINEES
Abdulrahman Bashir (Enyimba)
Tasiu Lawal (Katsina United)
Fuad Ekelojuoti (Sunshine Stars)
Mfon Udoh (Akwa United)
Fidelis Ilechukwu (MFM FC)
Rafael Everton (Akwa United)
Usman Abd’Allah (Enyimba)
Ibrahim Musa (Kano Pillars)