NFF President tasks Osimhen, Oshoala to keep winning

President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Ibrahim Musa Gusau, has tasked decorated CAF Award winners Victor Osimhen and Asisat Oshoala to conyinue winning and not relent on their laurels.

Nigeria won several notable awards comprising g a unique Player of the Year Awards for both men and women at this year’s CAF Football Awards held Monday night in Marrakech, Morocco.

Gusau said: “I am very excited tonight. This has been hugely rewarding for our football and for our country as a whole.

“I congratulate Osimhen, Oshoala and Nnadozie, and I congratulate the Super Falcons as a team for bringing us this honour.

“My charge would be that they all keep doing what they know how to do best, keep improving and keep winning. The sky will be the beginning for them.”

The NFF boss was physically present at the Hotel Movenpick and received the first honour that came Nigeria’s way, Women’s National Team of the Year, which he dedicated to all women football teams on the continent of Africa.

Chiamaka Nnadozie, who shone like a thousand stars at the FIFA World Cup finals in Australia and New Zealand in the summer of the year, as the Super Falcons made it to the Round of 16, was the undisputed winner of the award of Goalkeeper of the Year (Women).

The Paris FC of France safe hands gave a compellinh speech: “To all the young girls growing up in Africa, dreaming of becoming a footballer one day, believe me dreams do come true. My dad didn’t want me to play football but I’m sure he’s gonna see this and be happy. So, keep dreaming, keep working and I believe that one day you’ll get to this stage.”


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