efe ambrose scoops hibernian player of the month accolade

15:30    11 Oct 2018

Michalis Manias of Asteras Tripolis FC (L) fights for the ball with Efe Ambrose of Hibernian (R) during the UEFA Europa League
Nigeria international Efe Ambrose has been named Hibernian FC Player of the Month for September 2018.

The 29-year-old defender played an important role in helping the team secure three successive wins in the Scottish Premier League (SPL) in September.

Hibernian also kept two clean sheets out of four league games in the same month as they look to keep up with the SPL title challengers.

The club made the announcement on its official website.

A club statement read: "Hibernian supporters have selected Nigerian defender Efe Ambrose as their Newtown Décor Player of the Month Award for September."

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"Efe was the supporters unanimous choice with 58% of the vote and was presented with the award by Newtown Décor Director Lee Calder on Tuesday afternoon after scooping the prize."

"The centre-back played in every Hibernian game in September and was part of a side that kept successive clean sheets against Dundee, Aberdeen, St Mirren and Hamilton, and his performances lauded by supporters and coaches alike."

"Thank you to all supporters who voted. The voting for the Newtown Décor Player of the Month for October will go live after the Edinburgh Derby on Wednesday 31 October 2018."

Ambrose has made eight league appearances for Hibernian this season.

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