Taiwo Awoniyi Wins Nottingham Forest’s August Player And Goal Of The Month Awards
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By Amaechi Agbo
Super Eagles striker, Taiwo Awoniyi has beened awarded the Nottingham Forest’s Player of the Month and Goal of the Months Awards.
The two awards came on the his of his blistering start in the new 2023/2024 Premier League season where he scored three times and registered an assist in four matches.
“The Nigerian has picked up from where he left off after an excellent end to last season, scoring three goals and producing an assist in four Premier League games so far this term,” the club said in a statement on Monday night.
In August, the striker scored three goals in three matches, becoming only the third African player to score in seven consecutive Premier League matches.
Awoniyi’s nine goals in seven consecutive Premier League outings saw him become the first Forest player ever to do so, subsequently leading to a August Premier League Player of the Month nomination.
Having received a whopping 83% of the Player of the Month votes, Awoniyi has also won the August Goal of the Month award for his run and finish against Manchester United.