Enugu State’s National Grammar School, star footballer, Koma Million has won this year’s COPA Coca-Cola Golden Ball award, as the best player of this year’s football tournament.
Regardless of his team losing out to Oyo State’s Asegun Comprehensive with a 5-3 penalty shoot-out, following a goalless 90 minutes in the grand finale, Koma’s excellent play saw him being voted as the Player of the tournament.
Koma, who was exceptional in the final, was handed over the prestigious Golden Ball award for being the stand-out player of the competition with four assists and eight goals.
Recounting his best moment during the tournament, Koma stated, “My best moment was in the semi-final match where I scored a free-kick that took us to the final”.
Koma thanked Coca-Cola for creating this platform to discover more talents, and he believes the award will improve him. “With this award, I will continue doing well until I finally play for the Super Eagles and professional football in Europe”.
Fosla Academy forward, Prosper Chidera Ojokwu won the Golden Boot after finishing the tournament’s top scorer chart with 10 goals, while Rockford Junior College, Ikorodu, James Ogene Tega was awarded the Golden Glove for his stunning saves throughout the tournament
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