Luke Masomere has been named coach of the year in the Zifa Eastern Region.

Masomere who now calls himself ‘ His Excellency Doctor of football’ went for the whole season without a defeat with his Manica Diamonds team in the year they were formed.

Tenax’s Nyasha ‘Tito’ Chintuli was chosen the league’s Soccer Star of the year.

Manica Diamonds captain Stephen ‘Dealer’ Sibanda was the first runner-up while his team-mate and former Caps United goalkeeper Jorum Muchambo was the second runner-up.