Mamelodi Sundowns star Peter Shalulile has emerged as the big winner at the 2020/21 PSL awards on Sunday evening.
Shalulile walked away with both the 2020/21 PSL Footballer of the Season and DStv
Premiership Player’s Player of the Season awards. The Namibian international beat Mamelodi Sundowns teammate Themba Zwane and Maritzburg United’s Thabiso Kutumela for the two awards.
The PSL Footballer of the Season is voted exclusively by the Premier Division coaches while the DStv Premiership Player’s Player of the Season is chosen by players.
AmaZulu FC coach, Benni McCarthy, was voted the DStv Premiership Coach of the Season
after guiding Usuthu to second place in the DStv Premiership, their highest ever finish in the
Baroka FC’s Evidence Makgopa took the DStv Premiership Young Player of the Season award while Njabulo Ngcobo (Swallows FC) and Themba Zwane (Mamelodi Sundowns) won the DStv Premiership Defender and DStv Premiership Midfielder of the Season awards respectively.
Teboho Mokoena’s strike against Stellenbosch FC on 04 November 2021 was voted as the
DStv Premiership Goal of the Season. The Goal of the season finalists (nominees) were voted
for by the public on www.psl.co.za throughout the season and the winning goal was decided
by a panel of judges made up of football journalists and commentators.
In the MTN8, Orlando Pirates forward Deon Hotto won the MTN8 Last Man Standing award.
The Namibian international was instrumental in the Buccaneers’ MTN8 triumph.
Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila goalkeeper Washington Arubi won the highly contested
Nedbank Cup Player of the Tournament award while Richards Bay’s Khanyisa Mayo grabbed
the Nedbank Cup Most Promising Player category.
PSL Footballer of the Season*
– Peter Shalulile (Mamelodi Sundowns)
DStv Premiership Player’s Player of the Season – Peter Shalulile (Mamelodi Sundowns)
DStv Premiership Coach of the Season
– Benni McCarthy (AmaZulu FC)
DStv Premiership Young Player of the Season (under 21) – Evidence Makgopa (Baroka FC)
DStv Premiership Goalkeeper of the Season
– Denis Onyango (Mamelodi Sundowns)
DStv Premiership Defender of the Season
– Njabulo Ngcobo (Swallows FC)
DStv Premiership Midfielder of the Season
– Themba Zwane (Mamelodi Sundowns)
DStv Premiership Goal of the season
– Teboho Mokoena (SuperSport United)
DStv Premiership Top Goalscorer:
– Bradley Grobler (SuperSport United)- 16 Goals
MTN8 Last Man Standing
– Deon Hotto (Orlando Pirates)
Nedbank Cup Most Promising Player (Under 23)
– Khanyisa Mayo (Richards Bay)
Nedbank Cup Player of the Tournament
– Washington Arubi (Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila)
DSTV DISKI CHALLENGE REWIRED
DStv Diski Challenge Rewired Player of the Tournament – Siyanda Nyanga (Mamelodi Sundowns)
DStv Diski Challenge Rewired Top Goal Scorer/s
– Taahir Goedeman (Cape Town City)- 6 goals
– Kamohelo Hoala (Kaizer Chiefs)- 6 goals
– Asanda Buthelezi (Maritzburg United)- 6 goals
– Boitumelo Radiopane (Orlando Pirates)- 6 goals
PSL CHAIRMAN’S AWARD
– Isilo Samabandla, King Goodwill Zwelithini KaBhekuzulu
– General Bantu Holomisa
By Tiyani wa ka Mabasa