Super Eagles and Leicester City midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, has been voted Complete Sports Player of the Month for January by readers across our platforms.
This is the first time-ever that Ndidi will emerge winner of the Complete Sports Player of the Month award.
Ndidi secured an overwhelming 67 per cent of the votes from Complete Sports readers amd Completesportsnigeria.com users on the website, Twitter and Facebook.
In second place is Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho with 17 per cent of the votes, while Super Eagles and IfeanyiUbah goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, came a close third with 16 per cent of the votes.
Ndidi has been one of Leicester City’s consistent performers and the month of January was no different from previous months.
And to cap a memorable month, Ndidi was on target in Leicester’s Emirates FA Cup win against Peterborough.
As usual, Ndidi was in Leicester’s starting line-up as they thrashed Huddersfield 3-0 at home in the league on New Year’s day.
In the Emirates FA Cup clash against Fleetwood on January 6, Ndidi did not feature as he was part of his side’s substitutes in the game which ended 0-0.
Ndidi was back in Leicester’s first XI on January 13 away to Chelsea.
In the FA Cup replay against Fleetwood on January, 16, Ndidi found himself back on the bench as Leicester cruised to a 2-0 win thanks to two goals from Iheanacho.
Against Watford in the league on January, 20, Ndidi featured as Leicester won 2-0.
Ndidi who had sat out Leicester’s previous FA Cup games, was brought on in the 64th minute against Peterborough in the fourth round on January 27 which the Foxes won 5-1. Ndidi was on target as he scored Leicester’s fifth goal after Iheanacho had helped himself with a brace.
The away game against Everton on January, 30 which ended 2-1 to the home team, saw Ndidi back in the starting line-up for Leicester.
HOW YOU VOTED:
Wilfred Ndidi 67%
Kelechi Iheanacho 17%
Ikechukwu Ezenwa 16%