By Johnny Edward:
Nigeria stars Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi have been nominated for five awards at Leicester City this season, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
Iheanacho has been nominated for the Player of the Season, the Young Player of the Year and the Goal of the Season award.
The Super Eagles forward has so far scored six goals in 23 games in all competitions this season.
Ndidi also got two nominations (the Player of the Season, the Young Player of the Year).
Iheanacho and Ndidi are up against Demarai Gray, Ben Chilwell, Fousseni Diabaté, Harvey Barnes, Hamza Choudhury and Josh Knight for the the Young Player of the Year award.
Ndidi won the Young Player of the Year award last season.
The pair of Iheanacho and Ndidi were also nominated for the player of the season alongside 28 other players.
Surprisingly, Ahmed Musa who did not feature for the Foxes in the English Premier League before he departed on loan to CSKA Moscow was also listed among the nominees for the Player of the Season award.
Iheanacho’s strike against Peterborough United in the English FA Cup is one of 10 goals nominated for the Goal of the Season award at the club.
The Foxes have opened voting to their supporters for their end-of-season awards ceremony, which will be held at the King Power Stadium on May 1.
Voting has commenced with the deadline set for Friday 20 April. The winner will be announced on May 1 at the Club’s 2017/18 End of Season Dinner.