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Former Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia has said that Vincent Enyeama deserves to be named BBC African Footballer of the Year, Complete Sports can report.
Speaking with Complete Sports, the former Nigeria international posited that following Enyeama’s contributions to club and country, he should get the award.
“Presently, Enyeama is the best in the country and on the continent and for him to have been nominated, I think he needs our help to make the dream a reality.He deserves it and he should be encouraged by voting for him”, says the soccer tactician.
“As a Nigerian, I am happy and believe that with the contribution he has made to the game at the national level and in his club, he deserves the award.”
Other players nominated for the BBC African Footballer of the Year are Yaya Toure (Cote d’Ivoire/Man City), Gervinho (Cote d’Ivoire/Roma), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon/ Dortmund) and Yacine Brahimi (Algeria/Porto).
Meanwhile, Toure who is the reigning CAF Africa Footballer of the Year is the current holder of the BBC award.