Nigerian International Wins Top Goalscorer Award in Japan

Former Nigerian international, Peter Utaka on Tuesday night won the Japanese Football League highest goalscorer award.

Peter Utaka

The 32-year-old forward who joined Japanese top side Sanfrecce Hiroshima on loan from Shimizu S-Pulse scored 19 goals in the League to emerge joint highest goal scorer.


Peter Utaka

He won the award together with Leandro of Vissel Kobe FC who also scored 19 goals.

Peter Utaka

With this award, Utaka, becomes the second African player to win the award in Japan after Patrick Mboma won it in 1997 after scoring 25 goals for Gamba Osaka.

Congrats to him….


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