The yearly Rashidi Yekini Foundation highest goal scorer award is scheduled to hold this Saturday at the media centre of the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium.
Lobi Stars Forward, Anthony Okpotu who scored nineteen goals in the just concluded Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) 2016/2017 season is the recipient of the this year Rashidi Yekini Foundation highest goal scorer award and will go home with one hundred thousand naira for his outstanding performance.
According to coordinator of the foundation, Jubril Muhammed, the Chairman of the club Mike Idoko will lead the player and the team manager for the event initiated to immortalise the late former Super Eagles striker .
Jubril further informed that all necessary arrangement for a successful award has been put in place with former Super Eagles players expected at the event which will laso have in attendance the commisioner for youth and sport in the state Barrister Yomi Oke and top official from the Nigeria Football Federation.
“We are set for this years edition of the award and the awardee has confirmed to us that he will be personally availabe to receive his award as a mark of honour and as well we expect top football personalities at the award ceremony.
This award is to encourage our players to get reward for their effort and as well to immortalise the late football legend,” he said.