Azubuike named Most Valuable Player

Azubuike named Most Valuable Player
14 December 2015 09:42

Nigeria captain Okechukwu Azubuike has been named the Most Valuable Player by the CAF Technical Study Group for the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations, Senegal 2015.

 

The 18-year old, who plays for Turkish side, Yeni Malatyaspor, was the fulcrum of Nigeria’s success at the championship that lasted 22 November to 12 December 2015.

 

The West Africans beat Algeria 2-1 in the final to emerge champions of the second edition of the tournament.

 

Below are the other statistics;

 

Most Valuable Player

Okechukwu AZUBUIKE (Nigeria)

 

Top Scorer

Peter Etebo OGHENEKARO (Nigeria) – 5 goals

 

Best Goalkeeper

Abdelkadir SALHI (Algeria)

 

Fair Play

South Africa

 

Total Number of Goals

36 goals in 16 matches, average of 2.3 per match

 

Top scoring team

Nigeria – 9 goals in 5 matches

 

Goal distribution

0-15 minute:  8 goals

16-30 minute: 6 goals

31-45 minute: 4 goals

46-60 minute: 8 goals

61-75 minute: 4 goals

76-90 minute: 6 goals

Fixtures and Results

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Trophy and medal ceremony | CAN Orange 2013 | 10.02.2013

Trophy and medal ceremony | CAN Orange 2013 | 10.02.2013
Final : Nigeria - Burkina Faso | CAN Orange 2013 | 10.02.2013
Pepsi high scorer player of the competition | EMENIKE (Nigeria) | CAN Orange 2013
Orange man of the competition | Pitroipa (Burkina Faso) | CAN Orange 2013
Nissan Goal of the tournament | M'SAKNI (Tunisie) | CAN Orange 2013
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