Past Winners (2019)

The Baller’s Awards 2019 which held at the Oriental Hotel, Lagos had in attendance some of the very best the Nigerian football industry has got to offer. It was a night of premium glitz and glamour and a celebration of Nigeria’s finest footballing talents.
Physically present at the ceremony were notable dignitaries like the Vice President of the Nigerian Football Federation, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi, Ex-Super Eagles player, Mutiu Adepoju, Super Falcons captian Onome Ebi, Ex- Super Eagles Media officer Toyin Ibitoye, Sports Media veterans and icons like Deji Omotoyinbo, Segun Agbede, Akinbode Oguntuyi, Oluwashina Okeleji amongst others.

Revelation Of The Year
CYRIEL DESSERS

Goalkeeper Of The Year
DANIEL AKPEYI

Defender Of The Year
WILLIAM TROOST-EKONG

Midfielder Of The Year
WILFRED NDIDI

Forward Of The Year
ODION IGHALO

Humanitarian Of The Year
ODION IGHALO

Most Promising Baller
AMOO AKINKUNMI

Best Local Based Player
IBRAHIM SUNUSI

Super Eagles Goal Of The Year
PAUL ONUACHU vs Egypt

Baller Of The Year (Male)
WILFRED NDIDI

Baller Of The Year (Female)
ONOME EBI

Legendary Baller Of The Year
VICTOR IKPEBA

Industry Icon Of The Year
LARRY IZAMOJE

Present via video also were all the major Super Eagles stars and recepients of the awards. Players like Wilfred Ndidi, WIlliam Troost-Ekong, Odion Ighalo, Daniel Akpeyi, Paul Onuachu, Thomas Dennerby. The industry icon was presented to Dr Larry Izamoje of Brila FM, while the Legendary Baller of the year was awarded to Ex-Super Eagles player, Victor Ikepba. The much talked about event was hosted by Comedian Funnybone and BBC Sport journalist Debola Adebanjo.

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