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Pirates defender up for top award

After an outstanding debut season for the Buccaneers, defender Olisa Ndah of the Orlando Pirates has been nominated for an individual award.

Ndah has been nominated for an award in which he will compete against some European talent.

Ndah joined Pirates from Nigerian club Akwa United at the start of the season and has been a standout performance at the back for the club.

Ndah, who is towering, effective when marking, and at ease on the ball, made 31 appearances in central defense, with one appearance at right-back thrown in for good measure.

Because of his qualities, the Nigerian defender played the most DStv Premiership football of any central defender at the club, limiting Thulani Hlatshwayo and Kwanda Mngonyama to minimal appearances.

Along the way, Ndah represented the Super Eagles at the AFCON finals earlier this year, prompting fellow countryman Prince Olomu to advise him to depart for Europe in order to improve his prospects of becoming a regular in the national side.

After a strong season with the Buccaneers, Ndah has been nominated for the Eagles Tracker Defender of the Season.

With 13 categories this year, the Eagles Tracker awards spotlight and honor the best Nigerian footballers around the world.

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