Kano Pillars striker Junior Lokosa has emerged the first winner of the Eunisell Boot Award.

The colourful presentation ceremony took place on Thursday at the Radisson Blu, Ikeja, Lagos. The Nigeria Professional Football League top scorer was awarded the prestigious trophy and N3.8m – N200,000 for each of his 19 goals scored during the 2017/18 NPFL season.

Initiated by global chemical and specialty fluid management company, Eunisell, the award celebrates the highest goal scorer in the Nigerian domestic topflight.

The 25-year-old added, “I am overwhelmed by Eunisell’s determination to change the status of Nigerian footballers. It is a big challenge for all of us in the league and we must keep improving so that other companies will emulate what Eunisell is doing.”