By Johnny Edward:
Warri Wolves forward Gbolahan Salami is delighted to be the first recipient of the maiden Rashidi Yekini Highest Goal Scorer Award instituted in the late striker’s honour.
Salami who scored 17 Glo Premier League goals to beat Esosa Igbinoba of Nasarawa United FC, Tunde Adeniji of Sunshine Stars of Akure and Chisom Chikatara of Abia Warriors FC to the award thanked his Warri Wolves teammates for helping him achieve the feat.
“Thanks so much all my fans, thanks to the Rashidi Yekini foundation for this award, thanks to all Warri Wolves players and fans that made it possible,” Salami told Completesportsnigeria.com.
“It’s an honour to win this award for the fans.”
Aside from winning the award the former Shooting Stars striker also got a cash prize of N100,000 and one of the boots used by the late Yekini as an incentive and souvenir.