Nigeria international footballer, Junior Lokosa, on Wednesday in Lagos applauded Eunisell for their commitment to the Nigeria Professional Football League and for being behind his dramatic change of fortune.
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Super Eagles’ striker, Junior Lokosa, has completed his transfer to African champions, Esperance de Tunis, after penning a two and half years deal.
Kano Pillars forward, Junior Lokosa, once again got recognition for his efforts in the league as the League Bloggers Awards awarded him 2017/18 Player of the Season.
Lokosa who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria said he had gotten over the disappointment of his failed contract deal with Norwegian club, SK Brann.
The match, which was played at the Sani Abacha Stadium, was watched by a large number of spectators.
Other players that failed to make the cut are injured Moses Simon, Dele Ajiboye, Uche Agbo and Stephen Eze.
This was also as it emerged that the team scheduled to meet President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday (today) morning had been pruned
Lokosa, Kano Pillars forward with 18 goals as at Match Day 22 in the NPFL, made his Super Eagles debut in the 1-1 friendly against DR Congo on Monday in Port Harcourt.
Both players must replicate their club in order to make Gernot Rohr’s final 23-man list to Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Information on Nigeria Football Federation’s official Twitter handle announced that Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi was the latest player to hit the camp
The four to vie for the player’s award are Lobi Stars goalkeeper Olufemi Kayode, Junior Lokosa of Kano Pillars, Emeka Ogbugh of Rivers United and Kwara United’s Stephen Alfred.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Coach Rohr’s 30-man provisional squad was released by the Nigeria Football Federation on Monday
Kano Pillars forward Lokosa recording 18 goals as at Match day 21 is getting his first call up as well as Crotone of Italy striker, Nwankwo.
The names of the players that made the list were posted on the official national team Twitter handle: @NGSuperEagles
The match, which was played at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano, was watched by large number spectators
Lokosa scored a brace in Kano Pillars defeat of troubled Heartland FC of Owerri as the season reached the halfway mark on April 29.
Lokosa netted the first goal of the night from the spot in 60th minute, just as the former Bridge Boys of Lagos lad doubled the lead after five minutes to extend his goal run to 14 this season.
Lokosa, who is leading with 12 goals as at the NPFL Match day 14, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Friday that hardwork had kept him ‘in form’.
The homers remained in second place on 21 points from 13 matches, two points short of leaders Lobi Stars.
Winners in the player and manager categories will be announced by LBA next week