Rivers United, their goalie and coach nominated for Nigeria Pitch Awards

Rivers United, their goalie and coach nominated for Nigeria Pitch Awards

Rivers United, the 2022 winner of the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL), along with their goalie and coach, have all been nominated for the Nigeria Pitch Awards.Rivers United, their goalie and coach nominated for Nigeria Pitch Awards

Sochima Victor, Stanley Eguma, and the Rivers United Football Club have garnered nominations for goalkeeper of the year, coach of the year, and team of the year, respectively.

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The ninth edition of the Nigeria Pitch Awards has been scheduled to take place in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on Friday, March 24, 2023 and Rivers United has been nominated in three categories, according to the announcement from the awards’ organizers.

The Port Harcourt outfit’s top choice goalie – Sochima Victor will compete for the Goalkeeper of the Year award against Francis Uzoho (AC Omonoia Nicosia FC) and Adebayo Adeleye (Hapoel Jerusalem FC).

Gbenga Ogunbote (Shooting Stars FC) and Bankole Olowookere (The Flamingos) are the other coaches up for the Coach of the Year award, joining coach Stanley Eguma.

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Rivers United FC, Remo Stars, and The Flamingos (Nigeria’s U17 Girls’ Team) have all received nominations for Team of the Year.

On March 24, 2023, the Federal Capital of Abuja will play host to the ninth annual Nigeria Pitch Awards.

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