Vincent Enyeama wins Goal Nigeria Player of the Year 2014

Vincent Enyeama has been named the Goal Nigeria
Player of the Year 2014, winning the award courtesy of overwhelming
votes from readers of the football website.
The Lille and Super Eagles goalkeeper led the
field that included illustrious compatriots Ahmed Musa, Obafemi Martins,
Mfon Udoh and Ikechukwu Uche. A joyful Enyeama, 32, accepted the award
at his club in France on Monday morning.
“I’m really happy. I want to thank my teammates
at Lille, the Nigeria national team, my coaches, my wife, my fans,
everybody who voted for me, who scream for me during matches to
encourage me. And the journalists, without which nothing will be
Enyeama is only the second player to win the
Goal Nigeria Player of the Year award following John Obi Mikel’s
dominance in the past two years.
“I think it’s really
hard for a goalkeeper to be recognized. I want to say to all the other
goalkeepers that they have to work hard. If they work hard, with God,
everything is possible,” he said.

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