Nomvethe scoops 4 awards

The PSL hosted their annual end of the season awards at The Lyric Theatre in Gold Reef City.

Premier Soccer League. Picture: PSL

JOHANNESBURG - The Premier Soccer League (PSL) hosted their annual awards function on Sunday night.

Moroka Swallows striker Siyabonga Nomvethe was the big winner of the night after he walked away with four awards.

Nomvethe bagged the coveted PSL Footballer of the Year Award, the Absa Premiership Player of the Season, Absa Premiership Players Player of the Season and the Absa Premiership Top Goal Scorer Awards.

The 34-year-old veteran player was the league's top goal scorer with 20 goals.

Nomvethe said at his age he never expected to scoop so many awards.

"It's a big surprise, especially to win four awards. It shows that even at my age of 34, I have to still work hard and this is encouraging to many young players."

Nomvethe said his fine form was a result of hardwork, dedication and commitment.


Nedbank Cup Player of the Tournament

• Nyasha Mushekwi - Winner

Nedbank Cup Young Player of the Tournament

• Thabiso Nkoana - Winner

Telkom Knockout Player of the Tournament

• Benni McCarthy - Winner

MTN8 Last Man Standing

• Oupa Manyisa - Winner

Absa Premiership Player of the Season

• Siyabonga Nomvethe - Winner

Absa Premiership Players Player of the Season

• Siyabonga Nomvethe - Winner

Absa Premiership Goalkeeper of the Season

• Wayne Sandilands - Winner

Absa Premiership Red Hot Young Player of the Season

• Ronwen Williams - Winner

Absa Premiership Coach of the Season

• Gordon Igesund - Winner

Absa Premiership Absa-lutely Awesome Goal of the Season

• Benni McCarthy - Winner

Absa Premiership Top Goalscorer

• Siyabonga Nomvethe

National First Division Top Goalscorer Award

• David Radebe

Referee of the Season

• Victor Hlungwani - Winner

Assistant Referee of the Season

• Zakhele Siwela - Winner

(Text courtesy of PSL)