The 2018 AITEO NFF award was held last night with Super Eagles star Ahmed Musaand Super Falcons’ Onome Ebi among winners.
On the other hand, Onome saw off competition from multiple-time African Player of the Year, Asisat Oshoala and, Francisca Ordega, to land the Player of the Year award (Women).
AITEO NFF Awards 2018: Full List Of Winners
Coach of the Year (Men) – Gbenga Ogunbote
Coach of the Year (Women) – Thomas Dennerby
The Team of the Year – the Super Falcons
The Best Young Player (Women) – Anam Imo of Nasarawa United teen star
The Best Young Player (Men) – Villarreal’s Samuel Chukwueze.
Fair Play – Akwa United
Fans of the Season – Kano Pillars
During the event, the Super Eagles team of 1994 was honoured and recognised for its exploits on the field.
Some of the players from that set that were present at the event include Augustine Eguavoen, Sunday Oliseh, Austin Okocha, Daniel Amokachi, Samson Siasia, Edema Fuludu, Mutiu Adepoju, Peter Rufai, Alloy Agu, Nduka Ugbade, Ben Iroha, Uche Okechukwu, Finidi George, Taribo West and Victor Ikpeba.
Rashidi Yekini’s daughter, also climbed up the stage to collect the award for his late father, standing alongside his teammates.