Sheshere Wins Maiden Kogi United Player of the Month Award

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In form goalkeeper, Shola Sheshere has claimed the first ever Kogi United Player of the Month Award following his heroics in the Round of 64 Federation Cup against Ekiti United.
Sheshere caught two penalties to help Kogi United edged the stubborn Nationwide League One side in a tension soaked match that was decided via penalties in Benin last Wednesday.
The giant shot stopper beat both strikers John Jerome and Micheal Bolaji to the prize having scored 65 percent of the votes conducted among the officials of the club.
John Jerome- who scored the club’s lone goal against Shekarau Babes on Saturday- came second with 30% of the poll while new signing, Bolaji who has been a revelation under Coach Ishaya Jatau got 5 percent of the votes.
Declaring the winner of the first of its kind award, Team Manager, Ameh Henry congratulated Sheshere for the winning the award just he disclosed that the award was aimed at encouraging outstanding players in the team just as it will serve as message to others to sit up and give more.
Henry commended the chairman of the club for the initiative which he believe would bring competition and improve commitment among the players.
Chairman of the club, Abdul Sule who thanked the management for the transparency in the voting process noted that the award will be on a monthly basis.
Shola Sheshere who was excited about winning the award thanked the management for voting him and hailed his team-mates for the supports just as he promised to continue to give more to help the Confluence State club achieve greatness in their season’s engagements.
“I’m humbled and happy to win this award, it’s means a lot to me, I really want to thank the club management for voting me first and thank my team mates for their support and they always cover for me, this award is coming at the right time for us in Kogi United because it will help us to give more as I believe all of us will want to strive to win the next one and it will translate to doing well in our games,” he said.
Kogi United will be taking on Mighty Jets in the Week Two of the new NNL season in Jos on Sayurday while the club is also having a date with Wikki Tourists of Bauchi in the Federation Cup Round of 32 later this month.

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