Rangers coach, Imama Amapakabo, emerged winner in the Manager’s category of the Leagye Bloggers Awards by beating the trio of Mohammed Baba Ganaru of Kano Pillars, Mitko Dobrev of FC Ifeanyiubah and Abdul Maikaba of Wikki Tourists.
Amapakabo guided his side to claim 11 points in the month under review despite suffering a loss to Lobi Stars. Rangers secured home wins over Wikki Tourists, Akwa United and Enyimba and mixed it up with two away draws at Abia Warriors and Warri Wolves.
Only Wikki coach, Maikaba, came close to knocking off Amapakabo as his team also got 11 points but fell short when both men came head-to-head on March 5 when Godwin Aguda's goal settled matters at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu.
In the player's category, the race was trimmed to three players, Chisom Egbuchulam, Anthony Okpotu of Lobi Stars and El-Kanemi's Ibrahim Mustapha, who appeared to be neck to neck in terms of performance for the month of March.
The Rangers man scored four goals and had two assists to emerge winner and he had a hand in the build-up to the 10 goals his club scored in March. He netted two goals at home and another two on the road while the duo of Mustapha and Okpotu managed a goal each on the road with two and three assists respectively in March.
Amapakabo and Egbuchulam will be presented their awards for March in the coming days.
PAST LBA WINNERS THIS SEASON
Player: Frederick Obomate (Rivers United)
Manager: Kennedy Boboye (Abia Warriors)