Oshoala, Eaglets, Others For National Awards

Falconets celebrate

Super Falcons midfielder Asisat Oshoala, will receive a national award from President Goodluck Jonathan on 29 September, in Abuja.
Asisat who was named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) and the Golden Boot winner at the just concluded FIFA U-20 World Cup in Canada, on hearing the news thanked the Almighty for making it possible that she has been recognized.
“Well I am really happy about it and I feel appreciated because it’s a good thing for one to be appreciated by her own Nation”, Asisat said.
The Rivers Angels player is currently in Super Falcons camp in preparation for the Africa Women Championship (AWC).
Also included in the list is captain of the U-20 silver winning side, Patience Okaeme.
Other recipients of the national award are members of the conquering Golden Eaglets class of 2013, as well as coaches and backroom staff of the team.

List of recipients and class of awards:

Asisat Oshoala – highest goal scorer, 2014 under 20 FIFA female football competition (MON)

Patience Okaeme – captain of U20 women’s team (MFR)

Manu Garba, OFR (OON)

Peter Dedevbo-coach, 2014 U20 women’s team (OON)

Emmanuel Amuneke-assistant coach, 2013 U17(MFR)

Nduka Ugbade-assistant coach, 2013 U17(MFR)

Emeka Amadi – Golden Eaglets goalkeeper trainer (MFR)

Egbaiyelo Temitayo – team secretary, 2013 national under 17 football team (MON)

Ayodeji Olarinoye – team doctor, 2013 national under 17 football team (MON)

Gabriel Oyenuga – team physiotherapist, 2013 national under 17 football team (MON)

Morakinyo Abodunrin -team media officer, 2013 national under 17 football team (MON)

Suleiman Abubakar – team coordinator, 2013 national under 17 football team (MON)

Mohammed Kafa – equipment manager, 2013 national under 17 football team (MON)

Musa Muhammed – player, 2013 national under 17 football team (MON)

Sunday Alampasu – player, 2013 national under 17 football team (MON)

Abdulazeez Abubakar – player, 2013 national under 17 football team (MON)

Uzoho Odinaka – player, 2013 national under 17 football team (MON)

Zaharadeen Bello – player, 2013 national under 17 football team (MON)

Aliu Abubakar – player, 2013 national under 17 football team (MON)

Obasi Chigozie – player, 2013 national under 17 football team (MON)

Musa Yahaya – player, 2013 national under 17 football team (MON)

Samuel Godwin Okon – player, 2013 national under 17 football team (MON)

Chidiebere Nwakali – player, 2013 national under 17 football team (MON)

Akinjide Idowu – player, 2013 national under 17 football team (MON)

Salihu A. Baba – player, 2013 national under 17 football team (MON)

Godwin Saviour – player, 2013 national under 17 football team (MON)

Alfa Abdullahi – player, 2013 national under 17 football team (MON)

Makanjuola Habeeb – player, 2013 national under 17 football team (MON)

Chidera Ezeh – player, 2013 national under 17 football team (MON)

Success Isaac – player, 2013 national under 17 football team (MON)

Kelechi Iheanacho – player, 2013 national under 17 football team (MON)

Awoniyi Taiwo – player, 2013 national under 17 football team (MON)

Dennis Okon Nya – player, 2013 national under 17 football team (MON)

Japhet Raymond – player, 2013 national under 17 football team (MON)


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