Uganda Cranes and Mamelodi Sundowns shot stopper Dennis Onyango Masinde has been nominated in the 2019/2020 Premier Soccer League awards.
Onyango will compete in the goalkeepers category with SuperSport United’s goalkeeper Ronwen Williams and Kaizer Chiefs’ Daniel Akpeyi who had 13 and 9 clean sheets respectively.
Last season, Onyango kept Eight clean sheets and conceded 22 goals for the Masandawanas as they clinched the Premier Soccer League title.
He also played a pivotal role as the Brazilians clinched a domestic treble adding the Telkom Knockout and the Nedbank Cup to their League championship.
His teammates Themba Zwane and Gaston Sirino have also been nominated with Highland Park’s Peter Shalulile and Samir Nurkovic (Kaizer Cheifs) in the Footballer of the season category (MVP).
Last season, Zwane scored 14 goals and assisted 12 times in the 41 matches in all competitions while Chiefs’ forward Nurkovic netted 13 times and grabbed six assists in 26 league games.
Former Sundowns head coach Pitso Mosimane (now at Al Ahly – Egypt), former Kaizer Chiefs tactician Ernst Middendorp (now at Saint George – Ethiopia) and Maritzburg United’s Eric Tinkler have all been nominated for the best coach of the season.