The former Super Eagles captain, has kept 14 clean sheets in 31 appearances for his French club in the league this season and has also made 79 saves.
He wrote on Instagram: “From the depth of my heart,I want to say a very big thank you to God pour cette saison.
“My wife,kids,brothers/sister(family).Un grands merci a tout mes co equipiers, coaches, staff medical and derigents de mon equipe. le president, directors, co-ordinators, everyone that worked round the clock to making me become a better player and have a successful season, the amazing supporters/fans. Special mention is my goalie coach (Jean Pierre aka Mommote) Steeve Elana, Mike Maignan, Jean Butez.
“All the players from other clubs that nominated and voted me for this award. All the journalists and critics that set me on the right path. Thank you so much.hopefully on the day, your votes will be enough for me to get the real trophy and not just the nomination trophy. Thank you, I appreciate.”