FC Goa’s Hugo Boumous awarded Hero of the Month for February

Hugo Boumous of FC Goa has been adjudged the ‘Hero of the Month’ for February 2020. The playmaker has been in fine form in Hero Indian Super League (Hero ISL) 2019-20 and was particularly brilliant in February.

The French midfielder emerged as a clear favourite among a five-man shortlist that also included his teammate Ferran Corominas, ATK FC’s Roy Krishna, Odisha FC’s Manuel Onwu and Bartholomew Ogbeche of Kerala Blasters FC.

Hugo won the prestigious monthly award with his stellar performances that empowered Goa’s finish on top of the table, winning the first-ever ‘ISL League Winners Shield.’ The 24-year-old scored 5 goals including braces against Hyderabad FC and Jamshedpur FC and recorded as many assists in February in his 3 appearances.

With 11 goals and 10 assists this Hero ISL season, it is Hugo’s best tally in a single season over the course of his senior playing career.

The former Moghreb Tetouan player joined the Gaurs in January 2018 from the Moroccan side and has been instrumental in the club’s success over the past two and a half seasons. With FC Goa, Hugo has scored 20 goals in 46 appearances and has also won the 2019 Hero Super Cup.

Previous Hero of the Month winners:

October: David Williams (ATK)

November: Roy Krishna (ATK)

December: Ferran Corominas (FC Goa)

January: Nerijus Valskis (Chennaiyin FC)

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