by SAVIOUS KWINIKA
JOHANNESBURG – PERCY Tau has capped off a brilliant campaign by walking away with the 2017/18 Premier Soccer League (PSL) Footballer of the Season award.
The Mamelodi Sundowns attacker was voted exclusively by the 16 premier division coaches.
Tau also walked away with the Absa Premiership Player’s Player of the Season, as voted by his peers, except his teammates.
He was also awarded the Top Goal Scorer award jointly with Polokwane City’s Rodney Ramagalela after scoring 11 goals.
Siphesihle Ndlovu, the Maritzburg United youngster who was also nominated together with Tau for Footballer of the Season and Absa Premiership Player’s Player of the Season, took Absa Premiership Young Player of the Season and Absa Premiership Midfielder of the Season awards.
The Absa-lutely Awesome Goal of the Season, as voted by members of the public only, went to Lamontville Golden Arrows, Siphelele Magubane.
SuperSport United and Bafana Bafana keeper, Ronwen Williams took the MTN8 Last Man Standing Prize for his performances during the MTN8 competition that was won by his club, SuperSport United.
Egyptian and former Bidvest Wits striker Amr Gamal returned to South Africa to attend the awards and took the Telkom Knockout Player of the Tournament.
Lebogang Maboe won both the Nedbank Cup Most Improved Player of the Tournament and Player of the Tournament.
Full list of winners
– FOOTBALLER OF THE SEASON: Percy Tau (Mamelodi Sundowns)
– ABSA Premiership Player’s Player of the Season: Percy Tau (Mamelodi Sundowns)
– ABSA Premiership Coach of the Season: Pitso Mosimane (Mamelodi Sundowns)
– ABSA Premiership Young Player of the Season: Siphesihle Ndlovu (Maritzburg United)
– ABSA Premiership Goalkeeper of the Season: Itumeleng Khune (Kaizer Chiefs)
– ABSA Premiership Defender of the Season: Siyanda Xulu (Maritzburg United)
– ABSA Premiership Midfielder of the Season: Siphesihle Ndlovu (Maritzburg United)
– ABSA Premiership Goal of the Season: Siphelele Magubane (Golden Arrows)
– MTN8 LAST MAN STANDING : Ronwen Williams (SuperSport United)
– TELKOM KNOCKOUT PLAYER OF THE TOURNAMENT: Amr Gamal (Bidvest Wits)
– NEDBANK CUP: Player of the Tournament: Lebogang Maboe (Maritzburg United)
– NEDBANK CUP: Most Promising Player: Lebogang Maboe (Maritzburg United)
– MULTICHOICE Diski Challenge Precious Find: Siboniso Conco (L. Golden Arrows)
– MULTICHOICE Diski Shield Precious Find Itumeleng Shopane (Kaizer Chiefs).
– CAJ News