Rivers United Star Wins Second Wonder Goal Award
While Nigeria Professional Football League side- Rivers United may be battling relegation- they have a super striker in Emeka Ogbuh.
On Thursday, he became the first player to win the VAT Wonder Goal award twice after he emerged with the highest votes for the Match Day 31 shortlisted goals.
Ogbuh’s goal against Wikki Tourists in added time of the fixture polled a total of 2,843 votes to beat Abayomi Adebayo of Shooting Stars.
On Twitter, Ogbuh polled 106 while Abayomi polled 71 leaving the rest 22 votes for Destiny Ashadi of Katsina United.
Of the total votes cast on other social media platform Ogbuh polled 2737 ahead of Abayomi who got 2336 to bring his combined total to 2407.
While playing for Heartland FC of Owerri last season, Ogbuh won the Wonder Goal Award but switched to Rivers United after the Owerri side was relegated.
The Rivers United star becomes the 12th player this season to win the award which attracts a cash prize of N150,000 half of which will be donated to a Charity he nominates within Rivers state.
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