Chinyengetere named 2018 best player

FC Platinum forward Rodwell Chinyengetere was named the 2018 Soccer Star of the year at the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League Awards ceremony held in Harare on Friday.

The 30-year-old became the second ever player after Peter Ndlovu in post-independence to win the award in two successive seasons.

Chinyengetere also walked away with the Golden Boot Award after netting 17 goals during the campaign.

Team-mate Kevin Moyo finished as the 3rd best player behind Triangle United striker Lameck Nhamo.

Norman Mapeza retained the Coach of the year award, having won it last year when he led FC Platinum to their first ever league title.

The Most Promising Player award given to those under the aga of 21 went to Tatenda Tumba of Harare City while Highlanders’ Ariel Sibanda picked the best goalkeeper accolade.

League debutants Bulawayo Chiefs was named as the most disciplined team in 2018.

Full list of winners:

2018 Soccer Star of the year – Rodwell Chinyengetere (FC Platinum)
1st Runner-up: Lameck Nhamo (Triangle United)
2nd Runner-up: Kevin Moyo (FC Platinum)

Golden Boot Award: Rodwell Chinyengetere (FC Platinum)

Goalkeeper of the Year: Ariel Sibanda (Highlanders)

Most Promising Player of the Year: Tatenda Tumba (Harare City)

Coach of the year: Norman Mapeza (FC Platinum)

Most disciplined team: Bulawayo Chiefs

Referee of the year: Ruzive Ruzive and Norman Matemera
1st Runner-up: Lackson Mhara
2nd Runner-up: Tafadzwa Nkhala