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Onyango nominated in PSL Awards

The South Africa Premier Soccer League have revealed all the nominees ahead of the 2019 PSL Awards that will be held in Durban.

Uganda Cranes Captain Denis Masinde Onyango has been nominated in category of Goalkeeper of the Season after helping Sundowns secure a record-extending ninth PSL title.

Onyango will contest for the accolade with Peter Leeuwenburgh of Cape Town City and SuperSport United’s Ronwen Williams.

Mamelodi Sundowns captain Hlompho Kekana and teammate Themba Zwane are amongst the nominees for the PSL Footballer of the Year award alongside Orlando Pirates’ star Thembinkosi Lorch.

Former Cranes coach Micho, who finished second with Orlando Pirates, behind Sundowns on two points, was also nominated in the coach of the season category alongside Sundown’s Pitso Mosimane and Cape Town City’s Benni McCarthy.

The PSL awards is an awards evening held to honour South African football players, coaches and officials. It is conferred by the National Soccer League. The PSL awards are given to people pertaining to the Premier Soccer League and National First Division.

The winners will be announced at a glitzy ceremony set to be held on Sunday, May 19 at the ICC Convention Centre.

Nominees for some of the categories;

Footballer of the Season:

Hlompho Kekana (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Thembinkosi Lorch (Orlando Pirates)

Themba Zwane (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Player’s Player of the Season:

Hlompho Kekana (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Thembinkosi Lorch (Orlando Pirates)

Themba Zwane (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Coach of the Season:

Benni McCarthy (Cape Town City)

Pitso Mosimane (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Milutin Sredojevic (Orlando Pirates)

Young Player of the Season:

Gift Links (Cape Town City)

Teboho Mokoena (SuperSport United)

Bongani Sam (Bloemfontein Celtic)

Goalkeeper of the Season:

Peter Leeuwenburgh (Cape Town City)

Denis Onyango (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Ronwen Willawns (SuperSport United)

Defender of the Season:

Sifiso Hlanti (Bidvest Wits)

Thamsanqa Mkhize (Cape Town City)

Ricardo Nascimento (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Midfielder of the Season:

Hlompho Kekana (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Thembinkosi Lorch (Orlando Pirates)

Themba Zwane (Mamelodi Sundowns)