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Mngonyama wins Maritzburg Player of the Season prize

Posted: 14 May 2015 Time: 08:20

Bafana Bafana defender Kwanda Mngonyama was the big winner at Maritzburg United's annual awards ceremony in Pietermaritzburg's City Hall last night.

Mngonyama scooped the player of the season and players' player accolades for the Team of Choice.

The 21-year-old is on loan at United from Mamelodi Sundowns, and will push for first team action when he returns to Chloorkop in the off-season, especially with Downs bidding farewell to Dutch captain Alje Schut.

Mngonyama, who is currently preparing with Bafana for the Cosafa Cup, grew in stature when he teamed up with John Pantsil at the back following Mohammed Awal's sale to Saudia side Al-Shabab FC in January.

Ghanaian striker Mohammed Anas won the Golden Boot with seven goals in all competitions, while Deolin Mekoa claimed the top rookie prize.

Long-serving goalkeeper Shu-Aib Walters picked up the Chairman's Award, as did Zola Luthuli.

Full list of awards:

Player of the Season: Kwanda Mngonyama.

Players' Player of the Season: Kwanda Mngonyama.

Rookie of the Season: Deolin Mekoa.

Golden Boot: Mohammed Anas.

Chairman's Award: Shu-Aib Walters, Zola Luthuli. 

Most Disciplined Award: Abel Mabaso.

Article by: Robin-Duke Madlala
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