Former Nigeria youth international Sherif Isa has told AfricanFootball. com he is delighted to be nominated for the best midfielder of the year award in Ukraine for the 2014/2015 season.
The Olimpik Donetsk midfielder is listed alongside seven other players for the prestigious award which will be staged to usher the new season.
“It’s amazing to get nomination for such a top award. It was massive for me to be in that list in my very first season in the top flight,” he said.
“This will motivate me to keep working hard, even if I did not win it at the end of the day, I am proud to have been nominated. “The nomination means a lot in my career and it will make me to keep working hard and stay focused.”