Ebuka David and coach Priscilla Vande, both of UAM Tillers, won the Best Player and Best Coach gongs at the Higher Institutions Football League Elite Awards held at the D’Podium Event Centre, Lagos on Sunday evening.
The glamorous gala capped off a successful maiden HiFL tournament where University of Agriculture, Makurdi emerged victorious after defeating University of Calabar
David who had already bagged the award for the most prolific scorer with eight goals from seven games took home double honours as he was named the league’s most outstanding player.
His coach, Vande - the only female handler in the tourney - was rewarded for her exceptional qualities after leading the Makurdi outfit to universities’ most coveted diadem.
In other awards, OAU Giants’