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Awoniyi is nominated for EPL Player of the Month

Sep 9, 2023 | Sports

The English Premier League has announced six candidates for the August 2023 Player of the Month award, and Super Eagles forward TaiwoAwoniyi is among them.

The Nigerian international will compete for the honour with Rodri of Manchester City, Jarod Bowen of West Ham, James Maddison of Tottenham, Bryan Mbeumo of Brentford, and Kaoru Mitoma of Brighton.

Awoniyi received praise for his outstanding performances for the Tricky Trees this month, netting three goals in three league games for Nottingham Forest.

On the first day of the season, the former Union Berlin striker from Germany scored in a 2-1 loss to Arsenal. He also scored 2-1 wins at home against Sheffield United and a 3-2 defeat at Manchester United. Before the interval, he also assisted Anthony Elanga on his game-winning goal against Chelsea.

Pep Guardiola of Manchester City, Mikel Arteta of Arsenal, Jurgen Klopp of Liverpool, David Moyes of West Ham, and Ange Postecoglou of Tottenham were the nominees for manager of the month.

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