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Wilfred Ndidi named Leicester City young player of the season

Wilfred Ndidi named Leicester City young player of the season

- Wilfred Ndidi was named the young player of the year by Leicester City

- The 20-year Nigerian only joined the club in the January transfer window

- Kasper Schmeichel was named Player's player and fans player of the year

Super Eagles star Wilfred Ndidi has been named the Leicester City Young Player of the Season despite just arriving the club during the January Transfer window.

Wilfred Ndidi named Leicester City young player of the season

Wilfred Ndidi was named Leicester City young player of the season

The Nigerian was given the award during Leicester City’s 2016/17 Season Awards on Monday evening.

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Ndidi joined Leicester City in the January transfer window in a £15m deal from Belgian side where he has performed admirably.

The Super Eagles star was signed as a possible replacement for N'Golo Kante who joined Chelsea last summer.

The biggest winner was goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel who was player of the year by fans and the player's player of the year.

Danny Drinkwater just edged Ndidi to the goal of the season for his long range effort against Liverpool.

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Award winners in full:

Player of the Year Season winner: Kasper Schmeichel

Players’ Player of the Season Winner: Kasper Schmeichel

Goal of the Season Winner: Danny Drinkwater vs. Liverpool

Performance of the Season: Leicester City 2 Sevilla 0

Young Player of the Season Winner: Wilfred Ndidi

Development Squad Player of the Season Winner: Harvey Barnes

Academy Player of the Season Winner: Alex Pascanu

Watch this NAIJ.com video of Ndidi training with the Super Eagles below;

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