On Monday night, the third edition of the annual NFF-Aiteo Football Awards was held at a glamorous event held at the Eko Hotels & Suites on Victoria Island.
Best Performance of the Year (Men; Overseas-based) went to Racing Genk attacker Paul Onuachu, while Best Performance of the Year (Women; Overseas-based) went to Barcelona star Asisat Oshola (Women; Overseas-based).
In the 2020-2021 season, Onuachu had a strong season, scoring 35 goals in the Belgian First Division A and Cup.
With the natiopnal team, he scored key goals in 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Republic of Benin and Lesotho after coming off the bench.
The FC Ebedei product has been winning honors from all corners iin recent months, including the Ebony Shoe, Golden Boot, and Belgian Professional Footballer of the Year.
With Barcelona, Oshoala had a fantastic trophy-laden season, helping the Blaugranes scoop the UEFA Women’s Champions League, Primera División, and Copa de la Reina.
Silas Nwankwo and Charles Atshimene received the Best Performance of the Year (Men; Nigeria-based) award, and Gift Monday took home the Best Performance of the Year (Female; Nigeria-based) award (Women; Nigeria-based).