Current top scorer of the Seria A, Victor Osimhen and fellow goal merchant Asisat Oshoala are among the nominees for the Picth Awards this year.

The awards is scheduled to hold in the Federal Capital, Abuja on Friday, March 24, 2023 with 18 categories of awards which include, King of the Pitch; Queen of the Pitch; Striker of the Year; Goalkeeper of the Year; Defender of the Year; Midfielder of the Year; Team of the Year; Coach of the Year; Sam Okwaraji Award; State With The Best Grassroots Football Development Programme; Football Pitch of the Year; Football-Friendly Governor of the Year; Corporate Sponsor of the Year; Sportsmanship Award; Football Journalist of the Year-Print; Football Journalist of the Year-TV; Football Journalist of the Year-Radio and; Football Journalist of the Year-Online.

President of Matchmakers Consult International (organisers of the Nigeria Pitch Awards), Mr Shina Philips, expressed appreciation to the NFF while presenting the nominee list to the NFF hierarchy.

“We are happy with the encouragement and regard that we have continued to receive from the NFF since we started the Awards in 2013.

“The Federation has always been there and always present at the event. We are bold to say that the Awards will forever retain its integrity, transparency and credibility.”