Despite his team losing in the Copa Coca-Cola 2017 final, Owerri City College star, Henry Williams was announced as the winner of the Golden Boot award at the football tournament. The young striker whose numerous goals took his team to the final showdown of the tournament before narrowly losing by a goal to nil, was one of the shining stars of the tournament.
“Although the competition will not go down as the finest for me after missing out on the trophy, but it is definitely one that I will always remember. The vibrant Henry revealed. I am so proud to win this award out of over one hundred thousand players. I want to thank God for giving me such grace and to also thank Coca-Cola for encouraging myself and others, he said excitedly”.
Along with his Golden Boot award, Henry will also enjoy an Education Trust Fund with his teammates for coming second in the tournament, as well as a trip to South Africa, where he and seven other outstanding players will meet talented players from other countries at the 2017 Copa Coca-Cola International Camp.