By Uche Dozie
Sport Writer, kick442.com-Nigeria
Nigerian Super Eagles and Napoli striker Victor Osimeh and Super Falcons and Barcelona striker Asisat Oshoala were awarded the baller of the year for male and baller of the year for female at the 2020 first virtual Ballers Award.
The award ceremony commenced with a keynote address by the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) first vice president, Seyi Akinwunmi.
Thereafter, the NFF president Amaju Pinnick came on stage to present the Humanitarian Baller award, dedicated to all Nigerian footballers in this COVID times.
List of winners
Goalkeeper of the year- Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United)
Defender of the year – Ola Aina (Fulham)
Midfielder of the year – Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City)
Forward of the year – Victor Osimhen (Napoli)
Innovative leadership award- Amaju Pinnick
Revelation of the year- FC Porto defender, Zaidu Sanusi
Legendary ex-Super Falcons forward Perpetua Nkwocha won the Legendary Baller of the year award.
Mr Mumini Alao received the industry icon awards.
Coach Ndubuisi Egbo won the coach of the year award for his wonderful exploits with KF Tirana.
Shina Oludare of Goal.com took the journalist of the year award.
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