Warri Wolves striker Gbolahan Salami has finished as the goal king of the Nigeria league for the 2014/15 season with 17 goals.
Salami scored twice in his team’s final match against FC Taraba yesterday after the game was rescheduled due to heavy rain the previous day.
The Nigeria ‘B’ international, who has also featured for Enyimba, Shooting Stars and Sunshine Stars, will be presented with a special award named after legendary Nigeria all-time goals record scorer Rashidi Yekini.
His goals have earned Wolves a ticket to feature in next year’s CAF Champions League after they finished a s runners-up to champions Enyimba.
Salami’s closest rival was Tunde Adeniji, who scored 16 goals for Sunshine Stars.
Last season, Mfon Udoh of Enyimba netted 23 goals to set a new all-time goals record in the league.