PSL Announce Monthly Awards Winners
The Premier Soccer League have announced the monthly award winners for May/June, with Mamelodi Sundowns collecting two awards and Kaizer Chiefs one.
Masandawana co-head coaches Manqoba Mngqithi and Rulani Mokwena were named Coach of the Month after Downs won five of their six DStv Premiership games since the beginning of May.
In addition, Peter Shalulile was crowned Player of the Month following his four goals in five appearances in May/June so far.
“In the period of May 2 to June 2, the Sundowns coaching duo guided their team to an remarkable five wins and one draw in six outings despite coming under pressure from the chasing AmaZulu FC in early May,” reads the official statement.
“Over and above collecting 16 points, the judges were hugely impressed by the duo’s game and squad management while battling both the domestic league and CAF Champions League competitions.
“Despite the psychological factor of travelling in the continent, they remained focused in defending their league title, winning it with three games to spare.
“Namibia’s sharp shooter Shalulile, was praised for the class that he continued to show for the champions in May. In the five outings he featured in, Shalulile scored four times while providing three asissts his name, to win his second monthly individual award of the 2020/21 campaign.”
In addition, Kaizer Chiefs winger Happy Mashiane won the Goal of the Month award for his stunning free-kick against Bloemfontein Celtic.