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Arsenal winger Alex Iwobi tops the three man shortlist for the second edition of the NFF football awards staging at the Eko Hotels & Suites on Monday, April 1.

The 22-year-old has been superb for the Gernot Rohr's Super Eagles since the arrival of the German born tactician in late 2016.

He is also one of the key players for Gunners manager, Unai Emery as they are pushing for their first Europa League title this campaign.

Iwobi also played crucial role in Nigeria's return to African Cup of Nations championship this summer - having missed out of the last two editions.

Al Nassr winger, Ahmed Musa and China based Odion Ighalo completes the three man shortlist for the contention of the prestigious prize.

The Shanghai Shenhua striker recently finished as the highest goal scorer during the AFCON 2019 qualifying process - scoring seven goals after six matches.

His contributions helped his national team finish above South Africa on Group E table and head to the African championship group leaders.

Musa was one of Nigeria's stand out performers at the 2018 FIFA World Cup with his stunning goals against Iceland.

Though, the Super Eagles crashed out of the championship at the first round, his brace in their second game gave the fans something to cheer about.

Chelsea on loan star at Fenerbahce, Victor Moses won the maiden edition of the awards, beating Wilfred Ndidi and Anthony Okpotu to the prize.

The winger excelled under Antonio Conte in an alien position, and helped them win one Premier League and one FA Cup titles before being dispatched to Turkey for a long loan spell.

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