Absa Premiership

Baxter: SA soccer progressing

2015-05-18 11:29
Tefu Mashamaite (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Following Tefu Mashamaite’s Players’ Player of the Season award, Stuart Baxter believes that South African soccer is progressing.

Read: Baxter revels after PSL award

Kaizer Chiefs players walked away with five individual trophies at the PSL awards, which were held at the Sandton Convention Centre on Sunday night.

The first Amakhosi to receive an award was George Maluleka for the MTN Last Man Standing.

Mashamaite’s collected three awards on the evening - Absa Premiership Defender of the Season, Absa Premiership Players’ Player of the Season and PSL Footballer of the Season.

“Masha’s awards were deserved,” said Baxter on the clubs website.

“Especially rewarding was the Players’ Player of the Season, which is chosen by the PSL players.

“They voted for character, discipline and focus.

“Defending is not the sexiest part of the game. Selecting Masha shows that South African soccer is progressing.”

Baxter also received an award and was named the Absa Premiership Coach of the Season.

Meanwhile, Mamelodi Sundowns’ Teko Modise received two awards for Midfielder of the Season and Nedbank Cup Player of the Tournament, while Bidvest Wits’ Phumlani Ntshangase was selected as the Absa Premiership Young Player of the Season. Wits’ Moeneeb Josephs was handed over the Absa Premiership Goalkeeper of the Season.

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