Winners have emerged at the Ballers Awards 2020 organised by Naija Footballers, which held on February 27, 2021.
Revelation of the Year: Zaidu Sanusi
Goalkeeper of the Year: Daniel Akpeyi
Defender of the Year: Ola Aina
Midfielder of the Year: Wilfred Ndidi
Forward of the Year: Victor Osimhen
Baller of the Year (Male): Victor Osimhen
Baller of the Year (Female): Asisat Oshoala
Journalist of the Year: Shina Oludare
Fans’ Favourite Baller Of The Year: Victor Osimhen
Coach of the Year: Ndubuisi Egbo
“It is a privileged for me to have won the award as the best Nigeria’s midfielder of the Year.
I’m really honoured and I want to say a big thank you to the organisers of the Ballers Awards. Thank you so much. I promise to keep doing my best.”
The founder of the Naijafootballers brand, Gbenga Salu cited the reason for creating the awards as
“I realised there was a need to celebrate, glamorously, the heroes of our Nigerian Football who sacrifice so much on and off the field to make the game what it is. An event that will be celebrated worldwide, with so much value. An award that every Nigerian will be proud of.”