Victor Moses wins maiden Aiteo/NFF Player of the Year Award

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Victor Moses wins maiden Aiteo/NFF Player of the Year Award

Afro-Dancehall artiste Mzvee was the toast o of the several patrons who throng the Grand Ballroom of the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos on Monday for the maiden edition of the 2018 Aiteo/Nigeria Football Federation awards.

Chelsea star Victor Moses has beaten Wilfred Ndidi of Leicester City to the Nigeria Footballer of the Year Award at the inaugural NFF/Aiteo Awards in Lagos.

Still, nice to see Moses get some individual recognition for what was an unexpected, transformative, and impressive season as Chelsea won an unlikely Premier League title in Conte's first season in charge.

He, however, took out time from training to record a video of his acknowledgement.

"Thanks for making me Nigerian Player of the Year and thanks to NFF for this award".

"Thank you all and God bless", he concluded. "Congratulations, Victor Moses! How far do you think Victor and Nigeria Super Eagles will go at the WorldCup this summer?" " Federation Internationale de Football Association tweeted on their official World Cup Twitter handle on Tuesday".

Victor Moses considers winning the 2018 NFF Player of the Year "an honour".

The central midfielder adapted seamlessly to the Premier League after being signed from Belgian football, going onto play a key role as the Foxes retained their top flight status and enjoyed a fine run in the Champions League.

In the Women Player of the Year category, Super Falcons star, Asisat Oshoala, who was is the reigning CAF female player of the year is also in the running for this one alongside Charity Reuben and Francisca Ordega.

There will also be special recognition of a 'Legends Eleven, ' a squad of outstanding former Nigeria global players.

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