Alli Beats Iwobi To Young Player Of The Year Award: London football awards

Dele Alli
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Dele Alli of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at Etihad Stadium on January 21, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images)

Super Eagles forward, Alex Iwobi, has lost out to Tottenham Hotspur midfielder, Dele Alli, for the prize of the Young Player of the Year at the prestigious London Football Awards for 2017 held on Thursday night.

Everton youngster, Ademola Lookman is the other player of Nigerian heritage to miss out on that awed. The exciting forward was also nominated along with Iwobi, and the duo of Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin and Fulham Ryan Sessegnon

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte claimed the Manager of the Year, while Tottenham Hotspur star Hugo Lloris clinched the Goalkeeper of the Year sponsored by Ideal Bathrooms.

Eniola  Aluko was nominated for the Women’s Player of the Year and her junior brother Sone is a candidate for English Football League Player of the Year.


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