Ighalo, Osimhen And Oshoala Nominated For Nigeria Pitch Awards
Odion Ighalo, Victor Osimhen and Asisat Oshoala have been nominated for the 2019 Nigeria Pitch Awards.
The Award nominees were announced at a press conference in Lagos.
Leicester City midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi will battle it out with Odion Ighalo and Victor Osimhen for the King of the pitch award.
Francis Uzoho, Chiamaka Nnadozie and Daniel Akpeyi are in the running for the goalkeeper of the year.
Onome Ebi, Asisat Oshoala and Chiamaka Nnadozie will slug it out for the Queen of the pitch award.
Super Eagles, Lobi Stars and Enyimba were nominated for the team of the year award.
Gernot Rohr, Thomas Dennerby and Usman Abdallah will slug it out for the coach of the year award.
Full List of Nominees
Goalkeeper of the Year
Defender of the Year
Williams Troost - Ekong
Midfielder of the year
Striker of the Year
Queen of the Pitch
King of the pitch
Team of the year
Coach of the Year
Samuel Okwaraji Award
Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi
State with the best grassroots Sports
Akwa Ibom State
Football Friendly Governor of the Year
Corporate Sponsors of Football
Football Journalist of the year (Prints)
Football Journalist of the year (TV)
Austin Okon - Akpan
Football Journalist of the year (Radio)
Football Journalist of the year (Online)
Fisayo Dairo (ACL Sports)
Sam Ahmedu (Goal.com)
Kunle Solaja (SportsVillage)
This is the seventh edition of the Nigeria Pitch Awards, it is the longest running football awards in Nigeria.