The fourth edition of The Ballers Award was filled with a lot of limelight as players, coaches, journalists and ex-internationals were presented with awards.
Victor Osimhen and Asisat Oshoala were among the major winners at The Ballers Award 2021.
The Napoli striker who clinched the Seria A Best Young Player of the just concluded season won the Male Footballer of the Year and the Forward of the Year. He edged out compatriot Kelechi Ihenacho and others to both awards.
Asisat Oshoala was crowned Fans Favourite Baller of the Year and Female Baller of the Year.
Rangers duo Calvin Bassey and Joe Ayodele Aribo won the Revelation of the Year and Midfielder of the Year respectively.
Ahmed Musa was rewarded for his philanthropic endeavours with the Humanitarian of the Year Award while Paul Onuachu stunner against Egypt was named the Goal of the Year.
See full list of winners below:
Revelation of the Year – Calvin Bassey
Most Promising Baller – Ajani Waheed
Humanitarian of the Year – Ahmed Musa
Goalkeeper of the Year – Maduka Okoye
Defender of the Year – Zaidu Sanusi
Midfielder of the Year – Joe Aribo
Coach of the Year – Kenedy Boboye
Industry Icon of the Year – Kunle Solaja
Fans Favourite Baller of the Year – Asisat Oshoala
Excellence in Leadership Award – Seyi Akinwunmi
Forward of the Year – Victor Osimhen
Local Based Player of the Year – Anayo Iwuala
Legendary Baller of the Year – Segun Odegbami
Goal of the Year – Paul Onuachu
Female Baller of the Year – Asisat Oshoala
Male Baller of the Year – Victor Osimhen
Best Journalist TV/Vlog – The Hindsight Pod
Best Online/Print – Shina Oludare
Photojournalist of the Year – Justina Aniefiok