Central defender, Ifeanyi Emmanuel had been awarded the best player of the month for the month of January by his club, Plateau United, Nigeriasoccernet.com reports.
The full back has been in great form thus far this season combining his primary role as a defender and bringing to bear his ability to score goals in like manner which has helped the team.
Plateau United made the news known via a press release stating "Ifeanyi Emmanuel has been unanimously voted January Plateau United Player of the month."
The former defunct Mountain of Fire and Miracles MFM player , who only joined the Peace Boys August last year, is one of the Nigeria Premier Football League NPFL highest goals scorer after notching up four goals so far in the abridged league, to become Plateau United leading scorer.
Emmanuel thanked his teammates for appreciating his contributions to the progress of the team.
"Am really excited with this award, because it shows that my modest contributions to the team's progress is been appreciated by my teammates and coaches and I pledged to do more for the collective aspirations of the team" the soft-spoken player said.
The Plateau United Player of the month award which was initiated by Coach Fidelis Ilechukwu on assumption of office in 2021, is aimed at encouraging the players to give in their best by creating a healthy atmosphere for them to vie for places in the team.