The super eagle’s acting skipper Ahmed Musa was crowned the Nigeria best player.
Musa whato could not collect the award himself had a representative because he was at Johannesburg for the ongoing African cup of nations qualifiers.
The Al-Nassr striker clinched the top to win the prestigious award by beating the likes of Kenneth Omeruo and Super Falcons’ Rasheedat Ajibade.
HE WROTE: ‘I AM EXTREMELY HONORED TO BE AWARDED THE NIGERIAN FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR. FIRSTLY I THANK ALLAH FOR EVERYTHING AND ALL OF HIS BLESSINGS. I WOULD ALSO LIKE TO THANK MY TEAMMATES BECAUSE WITHOUT THEM THIS WOULD NOT BE POSSIBLE! I DEDICATE THIS AWARD TO ALL MY FANS AROUND THE WORLD WHO HAVE SUPPORTED ME AND GAVE ME THE ENERGY AND MOTIVATION TO SUCCEED. THIS IS FOR YOU.