The 21-year-old, who is in the Nigeria squad for the March friendlies against Poland and Serbia, has gone on to feature in almost all of Hull’s Championship games this season.
In a league away game against Preston North End on February 3, Hull lost 2-1 with Aina in action for 90 minutes.
Hull went away again on February 10, to face Nottingham Forest for a league game which they won 2-0. Aina saw 90 minutes of action.
On February 20, Middlesbrough defeated Hull 3-1 in yet another league tie with Aina playing the full game.
And in another league game against Sheffield Wednesday on February 23, Aina, on for 90 minutes, helped his side win 1-0. The Nigeria defender underscored his importance to Hull City by playing the full 90 minutes in each of their four matches in February.