Super Eagles Shehu Abdullahi In Line For Player Of The Year Award In Cyprus


Nigeria international Shehu Abdullahi has been widely tipped to be among the nominees for the Best Player Award in Cyprus, owing to his performances for Anorthosis Famagusta.

Abdullahi is widely regarded in Cyprus as one of the best players in the league, and the 24 year old has proved his efficiency at both ends of the pitch this season.

Signed in the summer from Portuguese side Uniao Madeira, he has so far played as a full back, distinguishing himself at left back and sometimes at right back aside his commanding performances when he occupies his original role as a defensive midfielder.

Furthermore, he has also played as a central defender, which means he has played all role across the back four this season, where he has made 22 appearances in the league with two goals to his name.

He also picked up one red card and five yellow cards in the league, while he has made four appearances in the cup with a potential goal of the season contender his only goal so far in the cup.

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Reports in Cyprus has it that, he is one of the most sought after players in the league and he will most definitely be the target of some European teams in the summer.

*Daniel Martins