VAT Wonder Goal
Tope Olusesi of Rangers celebrating a goal/NPFL

Rangers forward Tope Olusesi has emerged winner of the Nigeria Professional Football League VAT Wonder Goal, polling 3621 votes to beat Ikechukwu Nwani to second.

Matchday 20 recorded the highest turn out of fans voting, with a combined total of 5400 voting on the twitter handle and the website of the league organisers, LMC.

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Nwani of Nasarawa United trailed Olusesi on both polls but went quite close on twitter where he polled 118 to the winner’s 121.

The Rangers man had landslide on the website with over 67 percent of the votes given him 3500 votes to Nwani’s 1419, about 29 percent.

Nyima Nwagua of Kano Pillars finished in third place with combined votes of 155 ahead of Chidi Nwachukwu of Rivers United whose total came to 87 votes.

“This is a major turning point for the online polls,” said Niyi Oyeleke of SuperSports.

“It demonstrates that interest is not only rising on the league but also on the VAT Wonder Goal offering. It is a milestone to be built on in growing followership for the league and can help in marketing the league through data mining if the profile of the voters can be obtained.”