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Reigning African Women’s Footballer of the Year, Asisat Oshoala, Chelsea star, Victor Moses and Plateau United manager, Kennedy Boboye are among the nominees for the maiden Aiteo/NFF Awards billed to take place in Lagos, AOIFootball.com reports.
The award is set up to reward excellence of Nigerians in the football family over the last twelve months for their stellar performances.
The nominees are:
PLAYER OF THE YEAR (MEN)
Victor Moses
Wilfred Ndidi
Anthony Okpotu
TEAM OF THE YEAR (WOMEN)
Whyte Ogbonna
Edwin Okon
Ann Chiejine
YOUNG PLAYER OF THE YEAR (MEN)
Stephen Odey
Nura Mohammed
Ikouwem Udoh
YOUNG PLAYER OF THE YEAR (WOMEN)
Rashidat Ajibade
Anam Imo
Gift Monday
TEAM OF THE YEAR (MEN)
Plateau United
Akwa United
MFM FC
TEAM OF THE YEAR (WOMEN)
Rivers Angels
Nasarawa Amazons
Ibom Angels
GOAL OF THE SEASON
Sikiru Olatunbosun (MFM v Rangers)
Shedrack Asiegbu (Abia Warriors v Plateau United)
Oche Salifu (Remo Stars v El Kanemi)
Among the dignitaries expected at the award ceremony are FIFA President Gianni Infantino, FIFA Secretary General, Fatima Samoura, top officials of the Lagos State Government, members of the NFF Executive Committee and Management, members of NFF Congress, officials of the Lagos State FA, NFF partners and sponsors, former NFF Presidents, former NFF General Secretaries, Chairmen of NPFL clubs and members of the Diplomatic Corps.
Ex-internationals expected at the event include former captains Christian Chukwu, Olusegun Odegbami, Daniel Amokachi, Mutiu Adepoju, Uche Okechukwu, Garba Lawal, Austin Jay Jay Okocha, Nwankwo Kanu and Joseph Yobo.
The venue is the Grand Ballroom of the Eko Hotels & Suites, with cocktail slated for 6 pm and live telecast to begin at 7 pm.

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