Players in the running for big cash prizes
Posted: 8 December 2011 Time: 8:15 pm
The nominees for the 2011 Telkom Knockout awards were announced on Thursday.
The awards function takes place next Tuesday and R750 000 will be on offer for the best performers.
THE NOMINEES ARE: Goalkeeper of the tournament [R100 000 prize money]: Moeneeb Josephs [Orlando Pirates], Greg Etafia [Moroka Swallows] and Energy Murambadoro [Bidvest Wits].
Defender of the tournament [R100 000]: Siyabonga Sangweni [Orlando Pirates], Lucky Lekgwathi [Orlando Pirates], Derrick Spencer [Bidvest Wits] and Patrick Phungwayo [Bidvest Wits].
Midfielder of the Tournament [R100 000]: Oupa Manyisa [Orlando Pirates], Isaac Chansa [Orlando Pirates], Sifiso Myeni [Bidvest Wits], Asive Langwe [Bidvest Wits] and Sibusiso Vilakazi [Bidvest Wits].
The top goal scorer of the tournament must score at least five goals to pocket the R150 000 cheque and the player who scores a hattrick in the final will take home R100 000.
The Player of the Tournament will be rewarded with a R200 000 cheque.
The judges will meet again on Saturday evening after the final to conclude the final list of nominees.