2016/2017 Nigeria Professional Football League top scorer and and winner of the League Bloggers Awards ‘Player of the season’ Anthony Okpotu says he feels “privileged” to have won the award and dedicated it to the entire members of his club Lobi Stars.
Okpotu won the top prize on Tuesday at the fourth edition of the League Bloggers Awards. He beat Plateau United’s Daniel Itodo, MFM FC’s Stephen Odey and former Akwa United midfielder Alhassan Ibrahim to the award.
Speaking to Naijafootballplus.com on Wednesday morning, Okpotu expressed his delight in being recognized and awarded as the best Player for the season.
He said: “I feel very happy and privileged to be honoured with such a prestigious award, but it’s not what I can say I have won it alone, it’s the whole team of Lobi Stars FC that has made this possible, we Lobi Stars won the award together.”
The Lobi Stars marksman scored nineteen league goals en route to finishing as top scorer of the NPFL.