Super Eagles Midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi Wins Leicester City Young Player Of The Year

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Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has been voted Leicester City’s Player of the Year to keep the award he also won last season.

Super Eagles Midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi Wins Leicester City Young Player Of The Year

Ndidi has been impressive and consistent this season for Leicester, playing 33 of Leicester City’s 35 Premier League games so far this season.

PREMIER LEAGUE 17/18
25
Ndidi Onyinye
21 years (16/12/96), 187 cm, 80 kg
Nigeria

Preferred Foot  Right
Leicester City
Position
Midfielder
Previous Clubs
Genk (’15 – ’17)
Matches Played33 | 35
Substitutions01
Minutes Played2899
Cards60
Next Match

Leicester
05/05/18
Premier League

West Ham
Goals0
Goals By Header0
Goals Per Match0.00
League Average0.16
Minutes Per Goal0
League Average827
Assists3
Shots38
Shots On Target8
Shots Off Target18
Shots Blocked12
Shooting Accuracy
League Average
Passing Accuracy
League Average
Conversion Rate
League Average
36%
31%
92%
77%
16%
0%
Successful Duels
64%
Header
56%
Sprint
53%
Tackle
 The Nigerian midfielder, however, lost the

Players’ Player of the Year and Player of the Year awards to his teammate and defender Harry Maguire.

Maguire beat Ndidi and Jamie Vardy to win the two awards.

Ndidi and Iheanacho suited and booted for the awards’ night

Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi IheanachoplayKelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi are suited and booted for the Awards’ dinner (Leicester City/Twitter)

Ndidi was all suited up as he attended the dinner and was pictured with his compatriot and fellow Super Eagles player Kelechi Iheanacho.

Iheanacho was nominated for the Young Player of the Year but was beaten to it by Ndidi.

Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi IheanachoplayNdidi also beat Iheanacho to the Young Player of the Year award (Leicester City/Twitter)

 

Ndidi has been very impressive since he joined Leicester City from KRC Genk of Belgium in January 2017.

Despite playing just half a season, Ndidi was voted the 2017 Leicester City’s Young Player of the Year and has picked up the award again in his second season at the club.

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