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Yekini Foundation Offers N100k To Glo League Top Scorer

Yekini Foundation Offers N100k To Glo League Top Scorer

The Rashidi Yekini Foundation is encouraging players to follow in the late striker's footsteps by instituting a goalscoring award in his honour, completesportsnigeria.com reports. 

Yekini, who passed on three years ago, scored a record 37 goals in 53 appearances for Nigeria and was an accomplished scorer at club level too. 


And the foundation will present a trophy and N100,000 cash to the highest goal scorer in the Glo Premier League at the end of the current season, in the prolific scorer's memory.

Jubril Muhammed of the Foundation revealed exclusively to completesportsnigeria.com that they have positive feedback concerning the official backing of the league organisers for the award.

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"The Foundation has officially communicated the sponsorship offer to the League Management Company and we have been assured of positive consideration, " Muhammed told completesportsnigeria.com.

Enyimba's Mfon Udoh emerged the league's top scorer last season.

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  • Toluwase 6 years ago

    Why should you offer N100k to Glo top scorer? That's why these players are bn selfish and will never grow. What abt the player that assists or works for goal? He gets nothing right? So if a player is in  better position to  scoore and I've got the same number of goals as him, and knowing fully well that if I pass him the ball he will score and takes the 100k. Hmm! I rather try my luck too.