PSL Announce 2024 Awards Nominees

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has announced the nominees for the 2023/24 PSL Awards.

The prestigious PSL Footballer of the Season award, voted for by the 16 DStv Premier Division coaches will be contested by Mamelodi Sundowns duo of Teboho Mokoena and Ronwen Williams, and Stellenbosch FC striker Iqraam Rayners.

Williams and Rayners were also nominated by their fellow players for the DStv Premiership Players’ Player of the Season category. They will be joined by Orlando Pirates midfielder, Patrick Maswanganyi.

DStv Premiership Coach of the Season will be contested by coaches that will finish DStv premiership in position one to three in Stellenbosch FC’s Steve Barker, Rhulani Mokwena of Mamelodi Sundowns and Jose Riveiro of Orlando Pirates.

The MTN8 Last Man Standing will come from the trio Orlando Pirates: Sipho Chaine, Zakhele Lepasa, and Patrick Maswanganyi.

The Carling Knockout Player of
the Tournament is a Stellies affair with Thabo Moloisane, Devin Titus, and Rayners all earning nominations.

For the Nedbank Cup categories, the Orlando Pirates pair of Tshegofatso Mabasa and
Maswanganyi together with Stellenbosch FC’s Rayners have been nominated for the Nedbank Cup Player of the Tournament. Shandre Campbell (SuperSport United), Relebohile Mofokeng (Orlando Pirates), and Devin Titus (Stellenbosch FC) will compete for the Nedbank Cup Most Promising Player category.

Youngsters Jody Ah Shene (Cape Town City), Ntando Nkosi (Mamelodi Sundowns), and
Langelihle Phili (Stellenbosch FC) were nominated for the DStv Diski Challenge Player of the Season category.

Voting and Nomination Procedures:

  • Footballer of the Season: Nominations and voting were exclusively conducted by the
    Premier Division head coaches. Only one head coach per club was authorized to vote,
    and coaches were prohibited from nominating or voting for their own teammate.
  • DStv Premiership Player’s Player of the Season: Nominations and voting were solely
    managed by Premier Division players. Each club was allowed a maximum of 30 votes,
    with the provision that no player could nominate or vote for their own teammate.
  • DStv Diski Challenge Player of the Season: Nominations and voting were overseen by
    the Diski Challenge head coaches. Only one head coach per club was authorized to vote,
    and coaches were prohibited from nominating or voting for their own teammate.
  • Match Officials: Nominations and voting were conducted by the SAFA National Referees
    Committee Panel.
  • All Other Categories: Nominations and voting were undertaken by a judging panel
    comprising football journalists, analysts, and commentators.

A comprehensive list of the judging panel will be publicly disclosed following the PSL Awards ceremony.

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