The surge of DUKE UDI’s managerial record continues as the Sunshine Stars HEAD COACH and Lobi Stars striker ANTHONY OKPOTU were named the Nigerian League Coach and Player of the Month of July respectively.
UDI, who led Sunshine Stars to four wins from six games in July, edged MFM FC’s FIDELIS ILECHUKWU, Akwa United’s gaffer ABDUL MAIKABA and Shooting Stars’ FATAI AMOO for the best coach of the month award.
In the player’s category, OKPOTU beat VAT Wonder Goal winner SANI ABBANI of Gombe United as well as MUSA NEWMAN and GODWIN OBAJE of Akwa United and FC Ifeanyiubah respectively to the award.
The Lobi stars striker scored four goals in consecutive games in July. The goals came in games against Rangers in Makurdi, Katsina United in Katsina, Remo Stars in Makurdi and Enyimba in Calabar.