The striker who scored two goals at the World Cup in Russia has had an outstanding year so far.
He took to his IG page to share the good news, he wrote:
‘I am extremely honored to be awarded the Nigerian footballer of the year. Firstly I thank Allah for everything and all of his blessings. I would also like to thank my teammates because without them this would not be possible! I dedicate this award to all my fans around the world who have supported me and gave me the energy and motivation to succeed. This is for you ❤