Sunshine Stars of Akure Marksman, Sikiru Alimi is in jubilant mood after being voted the winner of the Match Day 16 VAT Wonder Goal Award.
Alimi beat his closest rival Chijioke Alaekwe of FC Ifeanyi Ubah by 863 to 700 votes.
In a chat with Naijafootballplus.com Sikiru Alimi says it is fulfilling to be rewarded for hard work.
“I am really happy though, it’s a beautiful thing to be rewarded for hard work, and it will go a long way in motivating I and my teammates to keep performing well for the team,” he said.
Alimi went on to assure fans of Sunshine Stars of his determination to always do his best while wearing the colours of Sunshine Stars.
“The Akure fans know what to expect already, I just want to continue putting smiles on their faces.
“They should always expect such goals and keep voting, because I won’t be tired of doing what I know how to do and love, which is scoring beautiful goals.”
The Sunshine Stars marksman also expressed his gratitude to all those who voted to help him win the award and called on their continued support.
“I really want to say a big thank you to everyone who voted for me, they made this possible, and I won’t stop appreciating their love by always giving my all. They are the real MVP’s.”