FC Midtylland midfielder Raphael Onyedika has been named Best Young Player of the Season in the Danish Superliga, reports Completesports.com.
The 21-year-old beat his teammate Gustav Isaksen, Brondby’s Anis Slimane and FC Copenhagen’s Ísak Bergmann Jóhannesson to the award.
Onyedika was one of the key performers for Midtylland last season.
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The Nigerian played 31 out of 32 possible league matches, of which 29 were from the start.
“It means a lot to me to get this award. It’s always nice with recognition, even if it’s the team’s performance that matters most to me. I am happy to have played so many matches and been a regular part of the team,” Onyedika told FC Midtylland ‘s official website.
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” The season has gone much better than I had dared to hope for. There must be a big thank you to the coaches and my teammates who have been good at helping me so that I have always been able to improve.
“It has been the most important thing for me, and it still is. I want to get better all the time. So I keep working hard every day for training and looking at every match to see what I can do better.”
By Adeboye Amosu
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