Nigerian striker Joshua Maja has received his award for Player of the Month award in French Ligue 2 after an impressive start to the season at Bordeaux.

The 23-year-old was named the Player of the Month for October on November 17 and he received the award this Thursday December 22.

Josh Maja appreciated the effort of his teammates and reiterated his focus on qualifying back to the French top flight division, Ligue 1.

“First of all, thank you all for your support, thank you to the coaches, thank you all for the involvement you put in training and during matches,” Maja told the club’s official website.

“We still have work. It’s only a small part of the job, but we know what we want at the end of the season. So, thank you very much for this trophy.”

Maja scored 7 goals and provided 3 assists in this first phase of the season. He was applauded and congratulated by his teammates and all the Bordeaux staff.