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Ameobi Shortlisted For October PFA Player Award

Ameobi Shortlisted For October PFA Player Award

By James Agberebi: Nigerian-born Bolton Wanderers forward Sammy Ameobi has been nominated for the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) Fans’ Championship Player of the Month award for October.

Ameobi’s nomination was announced by Bolton Wanderers on their official website on Monday.


The 25-year-old former Newcastle United player will slug it out with five other players for the award.

The players are Leo Bonatini and Diogo Jota both from Wolverhampton Wanderers, Lewis Grabban of Sunderland, Cardiff City’s Bruno Ecuele Manga and Queens Park Rangers’ Massimo Luongo.

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Voting for the Championship Player of the Month award for October by fans, ends on Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 at 8:00 AM.

The former England junior international started all four of Bolton’s matches in October in which they were unbeaten.

Ameobi, whose elder brother Shola played for the Super Eagles at the 2014 World Cup, scored three goals in four Championship games in October for Bolton.

October PFA Fans’ Championship Best Player nominees:

Sammy Ameobi (Bolton Wanderers)

Leo Bonatini (Wolves)

Diogo Jota (Wolves)

Massimo Luongo (QPR)

Bruno Ecuele Manga (Cardiff City)

Lewis Grabban (Sunderland)

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  • Hmm hyping him up for the world cup abi,,no way for ameobi abegi

  • Fidelenny 4 years ago

    Sammy Ameobi, the younger brother of Shola has been in fine form with Bolton football club in the English Championship and has so far given a good account of himself. The 6’4ft towering winger with amazing left foot has impressed greatly for Bolton Wanderers though his team currently are languishing at the bottom of the league table and hope his fine form can steer them out of the relegation waters.
    Sammy spots jersey no. 10 and indication of how highly rated he is at his team.
    This form should excite many nigerians at the time we are in need of young talented quality player to beef up the team ahead of prepation for the next world cup. With his imposing height and his incredible strength and pace, one imagine if he cuts the figure of a player who’s versatile enough to deplore to the left back position being left footer.