Nigeria duo, Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho are in the running for Leicester City’s Player of the Season and Young Player of the Season awards respectively, Completesports.com reports.
Ndidi and Iheanacho’s names are among the list of nominees for both categories of awards released on the Leicester City’s official website on Friday,
Ndidi has won the Young Player of the Season award for the past two seasons following his arrival at the club from Belgian Jupiler League side KRC Genk.
He is a firm favourite for the higher award categpry this this time around following another stellar season with the Foxes.
Ndidi, 22, has featured in 34 Premier League games this season and scored twice.
None of his two goals however made the shortlist for the Goal of the Season award.
Iheanacho on his part, has struggled to make impact at the club this season and is risking missing out on a place in Nigeria squad to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
He has scored once in 28 league appearances for Leicester City.
The winner of the awards will be announced at the end of the season dinner at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday May 7th.
By Adeboye Amosu