Nigerian forward Kelechi Iheanacho has won Leicester City player of the season award. Recall that the club was relegated from the Premier League club this season. Iheanacho only participated in 13 games across all competitions this season but still managed to contribute to 13 goals. The 26-year-old has gained popularity among Foxes’ supporters since beginning his scoring run in 2021, and as a result of their backing, he received the team’s top award in 2023. Kelechi Iheanacho scored two goals and assisted on three more in victories over Aston Villa and Tottenham in February during the just concluded 2022-2023 season. He also displayed bravery in a 1-1 draw with Leeds by playing the ball that resulted in Jamie Vardy’s equalizer despite suffering from a groin issue. Ricardo Pereira, Jamie Vardy, and James Maddison have been the winners of the Leicester City Player of the Season award in the past four seasons. On the other hand, Leicester City right-back, Timothy Castagne, was awarded Players’ Player of the Season. The Belgian was one of the team’s most reliable and consistent players, starting 36 of the team’s 38 Premier League games. For Leicester Women, who did manage to claw themselves to safety, there was little surprise to see goalkeeper Janina Leitzig win the fans’ vote and get the nod from her teammates. The German, who only arrived on loan from Bayern Munich in January, was integral in coach Willie Kirk’s side turning around a seven-point deficit at the bottom of the table. Hence, she ended the season as the Player of the Season and the Players’ Player of the Season awards.
BBNaija All Stars: I used to work for Frodd before I became popular – Whitemoney
Hazel Oyeze Onou, the Big Brother Naija All Stars housemate, who is also known as Whitemoney, has revealed that he used to work for colleague, Frodd before he became popular.He said before winning the Season 6 of the reality show, he used to work as a personal shopper for US-based businessman, Frodd who featured in the 4th season of the show.The singer disclosed this in a chat with fellow housemates in the ongoing all-star edition of the reality show.He said, “Before I became popular, I used to be Frodd‘s personal shopper.”Recall that Whitemoney won Big Brother Naija Season 6 tagged ‘Shine Ya Eye’ in 2021 and walked away with the N90 million grand prize.Whitemoney and Mercy are the only past winners competing for the N120 million cash prize in the ongoing all-star edition of the reality show.
Atiku Storms Tribunal For Final Battle in Petition Against Presidential Election
Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last presidential election, has stormed the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal for the final legal fireworks in his petition against the declaration of Bola Tinubu as winner of the election, Daily Post reports.Atiku, who dressed in a sky blue kaftan, arrived the Court of Appeal, venue of the tribunal, with a retinue of his political associates and friends.The former Vice President was heralded into the court room by several members of his legal team.At the time of this report, Atiku was the focus of action and visit inside the court room.His lead counsel, Chief Chris Uche SAN, has also arrived the Tribunal to engage Chief Wole Olanipekun SAN, lead counsel to President Tinubu in the last legal fireworks for and against the declaration of Tinubu as winner of the February 25 presidential election.
BBNaija All Stars: I Love Tall, Dark Men – Phyna Names Housemate She’s Crushing On
Big Brother Naija Season 7 winner, Phyna has confessed that she’s crushing on one of the BBNaija All-Star housemate. According to Phyna, she has feelings for Pere Egbi. She admitted that she loves tall dark-skinned men. On her Twitter handle, Phyna wrote, “It’s as if @PereEgbi is entering my eyes oooh how we go do this one bayi, I love em dark tall men.” In another tweet, Phyna vowed to support Pere till he wins the ongoing Big Brother Naija All Stars edition. She wrote, “I’m so emotional right now. I’m just getting to see how Pere stood for me, I didn’t even know it was this much I’m seeing a lot of things I haven’t seen before today.“And he didn’t know me then oh“Omo pere till the last f**kin day and the darm money.”
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