Super Eagles and Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Onyinye Ndidi was presented with the award for 2016 Belgian Goal of the Year, organised by the Belgian FA and the Sport Foot magazine.
Ndidi took to Instagram to show off his award for his superb strike in a Belgium First Division A playoff on April 20, 2016 for KRC Gent against Club Brugge.
The 20-year-old accumulated 2,385 votes to win the coveted prize, ahead of Club Brugge’s José Izqueirdo who had 1816 votes and Ricardo van Rhijn who recorded 892 votes. Anderlecht’s Alexander Chipciu came fourth in the poll with 865 points.
Watch the goal that won Ndidi the award below:
Belgian journalist Kristof Terreur presented the award to the 20 year old midfielder who has scored one goal for Leicester City in England.
Ndidi was also ranked the tenth best player in the Belgian top-flight division for 2016.
The Nath Boys Academy product has already started scoring spectacular goals for his new team Leicester as he scored his first goal against Derby in the extra-time of an FA Cup game to help the Foxes advance in the cup competition.
— Ndidi Wilfred (@Ndidi25) February 9, 2017