On Tuesday, the League Bloggers Awards (LBA) end -of-season ceremony held at Sheraton Hotel Lagos and it was a momentous moment for NPFL players who distinguished themselves last season. Awards were given to deserving players in different categories including the Highest Goal Scorer, Best Player of the season, Best Goalkeeper, Best Midfielder, Best Defender, Best Goal of the season, Best New Player and many others.
In our cover story, we reviewed the award ceremony by taking a look at each of the winners and what they did in the course of the season to deserve the honour that was bestowed on them. We celebrate the award winners in this sumptuous edition of SHOT!.
We also have for your reading delight our interview with Abdulrahman Bashir, Enyimba’s new signing and one of the best strikers in the NPFL. He spoke to us on his ambition in the ‘Peoples Elephants’ and why he is yet to break into the Super Eagles.
The much anticipated clash between Premiership giants, Arsenal and Manchester United is here and our man in London David Billington takes you through some of the key things you need to know about the all important match.
And in world athletics, organisers of the London marathon have confirmed that Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge will return to the event in 2018 after a year’s absence. He will be resuming his quest for a third victory in the event.
However, there are doubts as to whether former world No 1 Serena Williams will participate in next year’s Australian Open just as world number 12 Svetlana Kuznetsova is also a doubt for the first grand slam of 2018 after undergoing wrist surgery.
We rounded up this edition with our Euro Round Up page which focuses on football in Europe. There is a preview of the biggest fixture this weekend in the EPL, the match between Arsenal and Manchester United.
In the Bundesliga, Bayern Leverkusen are looking to rub salt into festering wounds of Borussia Dortumnd as they clash this afternoon.
This is the juicy package for your weekend relaxation. Do enjoy it and keep a date with us.