Ndubuisi Egbo has emerged as the first Nigerian football manager to win a UEFA Champions League match after KF Tirana beat Georgia’s Dinamo Tbilisi 2-0 away in the first qualifying round.
Elizabeth Ayanacho and Iyeneobong Essien have been named on the Malala Fund 2020 Game Changers Series.
Established by the Malala Fund co-founded by student and Nobel laureate, Malala Yousafzai, the Game Changers series focuses on incredible female athletes while raising awareness about missing indigenous women, advocating for girls to study science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and speaking out for other para-athletes.
The 2020 Games Changers list comprises 30 female athletes selected from 24 countries and are described as “female athletes defying convention on and off the field around the world.”
Bright Osayi-Samuel has emerged winner of Queens Park Rangers’ (QPR) Goal of the Season prize and Supporters’ Young Player of the Year for the 2019/2020 season in the end-of-season awards.
Eberechi Eze also won three awards: Players’ Player of the Year, the Supporters’ Player of the Year and the club Player of the Year.