Downs dominate PSL Awards nominees

The Premier Soccer League have revealed the nominees for the upcoming end of season awards to take place in Durban.

Champions Mamelodi Sundowns are dominating in the nominees for the major awards after an impressive season which saw them juggling domestic and continental football yet again. Themba Zwane, Hlompho Kekana, Denis Onyango, Ricardo Nascimento and coach Pitso Mosimane have been nominated.

Zwane and Kekana are nominated alongside Orlando Pirates winger Thembinkosi Lorch for the PSL Footballer of the Season. The same three players are nominated for the players’ player and midfielder of the season awards. Lorch has also been nominated for the Telkom Knockout player of the tournament award.

Mosimane, Micho Sredojevic and Benni McCarthy will battle it out for the coach of the season award.

Despite finishing outside of the top eight, Kaizer Chiefs will have something to look forward to at the awards, with Bernard Parker and Khama Billiat being nominated for the Nedbank Cup player of the tournament award. Left back Siphosakhe Ntiya-Ntiya is a nominee for the most promising player in the competition. 

PSL Footballer of the Season

Themba Zwane (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Thembinkosi Lorch  (Orlando Pirates)

Hlompho Kekana (Mamelodi Sundowns)

ABSA PREMIERSHIP

Goalkeeper of the Season

Peter Leeuwenburgh (Cape Town City)

Ronwen Williams (SuperSport United)

Denis Onyango (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Defender of the Season

Thamsanqa Mkhize (Cape Town City)

Ricardo Nacimento (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Sifiso Hlanti (Bidvest Wits)

Midfielder of the Season

Themba Zwane (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Thembinkosi Lorch (Orlando Pirates)

Hlompho Kekana (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Young player of the season

Teboho Mokoena (SuperSport United)

Bongani Sam (Bloemfontein Celtic)

Gift Links (Cape Town City)

Players’ Player of the Season

Themba Zwane (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Thembinkosi Lorch (Orlando Pirates)

Hlompho Kekana (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Coach of the Season

Pitso Mosimane (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Micho Sredojevic (Orlando Pirates)

Benni McCarthy (Cape Town City)

MTN8

Last man standing

Thabo Nodada (Cape Town City)

Bradley Grobler (SuperSport United)

Peter Leeuwenburgh (Cape Town City)

TELKOM KNOCKOUT

Player of the Tournament

Elvis Chipezeze (Baroka FC)

Thembinkosi Lorch (Orlando Pirates)

Mduduzi Mdantsane (Baroka FC)

NEDBANK CUP

Player of the Tournament

Bernard Parker (Kaizer Chiefs)

Zakhele Lepasa (TS Galaxy)

Khama Billiat (Kaizer Chiefs)

Most promising player

Terrence Mashego (TS Galaxy)

Siphosakhe Ntiya-Ntiya (Kaizer Chiefs)

Zakhele Lepasa (TS Galaxy)

Multichoice Diski Challenge Player of the Tournament

Kamogelo Mahltsi

Sipho Chaine

Njabulo Blom

Diski Shield Player of the tournament

Lindani Ndelu (Golden Arrows)

Kamogelo Mahlatsi (SuperSport United)

Siboniso Conco (Golden Arrows)

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