Micheal Bolaji and Oluwakemi Famuditi of Kogi United and Confluence Queens respectively have emerged the Most Valuable Players of the season for their outstanding performances in the outgone season.
At the second edition of the award ceremony organized by the clubs on Saturday in Lokoja, Kogi United’s fast improving striker, Ibrahim Enesi Sanni won the Talent of the Year Award while Confluence Queens’ creative midfielder, Amao Basheerat won the same award.
Captain of the Confluence state’s club, Ismail Mayaki retained the Most Discipline Player award while Super Falcons’ defender Okpalla Maureen won the similar prize for the Queens.
Earlier in a remark, chairman of the clubs, Mallam Abdul Sule disclosed that the award was organized to commend both players and members of staffs that have distinguished themselves with optimum commitment and dedication, to spur them in giving more just as to charge others to raise the bar in the coming football season.
Kit Manager for Confluence Queens, Salihu Abdullahi Dan won the award for Best Staff of the Year among the officials of both clubs, while the Team Managers of Kogi United and Confluence Queens, Ameh Henry and Oluwatosin Olorunleke Ojo as well as Media Manager of Kogi United, Wale Mustapha were honored with an Award of Recognition for their outstanding contributions to successful outing of their clubs in the outgone season.
Other recipients of the award includes the Kogi State Commissioner of Sports and Youth Development, Comrade Arome Adoji, Special Adviser to Kogi State Governor on Youth Empowerment, Sports and Students’ Affairs, Honorable Deola Eseyin, Financial Secretary of Nigeria Referees Association, Elder Daniel Olokor, Chairman, Kogi State Football Association, Alhaji Umar Suleiman Isah, his secretary, Mr Augustine Ogunmola, Kogi State Chairman of Referees Council, Mallam Ibraheems Adams Adebayo among others.