Goal of the Month: April winners

The Sky Bet EFL Goal of the Month winners for April have been confirmed!

Sky Bet Championship

Arnaut Danjuma – Norwich City v BOURNEMOUTH – 17th April

Bournemouth winger Arnaut Danjuma is the Sky Bet Championship Goal of the Month winner for April, receiving 43% of the general public vote.

Not content material with dancing alongside the touchline, dragging the ball past two defenders and then slicing infield, the Dutchman minimize a superbly struck shot back against his course of journey.

Danjuma said: “I’m delighted to win this award and want to thank everybody who voted for me.

“It was an essential goal as a result of it helped us choose up a big three points against a great Norwich side. Once I minimize inside, I wasn’t positive if I ought to have shot earlier, however I took a second contact and then hit it with my laces and it flew into the top corner.

“It was a great recreation and a great win for us. We went to Norwich with a mission – to win the sport – and I’m delighted that I might assist us obtain that. It was a big step in serving to us obtain our place within the Play-Offs.”

Danjuma beat off competition from Derby County’s Tom Lawrence and Queens Park Rangers’ Rob Dickie.


Sky Bet League One 

Sullay Kaikai – Sunderland v BLACKPOOL – 27th April

Blackpool winger Sullay Kaikai is the Sky Bet League One Goal of the Month winner for April, receiving 44% of the general public vote.

Even in gradual movement, Kaikai’s gorgeous winner is a blur. It’s not as if the ball got here slowly in direction of him. The sweetness of the strike had heads turning immediately within the Sunderland space.

Kaikai said: “It’s a great private achievement to win any award and I’m really happy that my goal against Sunderland has performed that. 

“I sort of received fortunate on the day as a result of I’m usually on the left-hand side, nonetheless this time I used to be on the proper and it favoured my proper foot. As soon as the ball got here out, I had just one factor in my thoughts – and that was to hit it! 

“I believe it’s undoubtedly the best goal I’ve scored in my career to date.”  Kaikai beat off competition from Burton Albion’s Joe Powell and Hull City’s Callum Elder.


Sky Bet League Two


Tom Conlon – Barrow v PORT VALE – 20th April

Port Vale midfielder Tom Conlon is the Sky Bet League Two Goal of the Month winner for April, receiving 47% of the general public vote.

When Barrow keeper Joel Dixon launched a goal-kick, the last factor he anticipated was Conlon seizing his chance to arc an audaciously looped volley over him from the midway line.

Conlon beat off competition from Cheltenham City’s Callum Wright & Walsall’s Emmanuel Osadebe.


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