Taiwo Awoniyi Coups Nottingham Forest August Player Of The Month

Published on: 12 September 2023

Super Eagles of Nigeria striker Taiwo Awoniyi has been voted by Forest supporters as Player of the Month for August following his heroics in the first four games ot the English Premier League.

Having received a whopping 83% of the Player of the Month votes, Awoniyi has also won the August Goal of the Month award for his run and finish against Manchester United.

The lethal forward has picked up from where he left off after an excellent end to last season, scoring three goals and producing an assist in four Premier League games so far this campaign.

In August, the striker scored three goals in three matches, becoming only the third African player to score in seven consecutive Premier League matches.

Awoniyi's nine goals in seven consecutive Premier League outings saw him become the first Forest player ever to do so, subsequently leading to a August Premier League Player of the Month nomination.


By Olaleye Oluwadamilola