On Friday, the Premier Soccer League [PSL] announced the eagerly awaited 2023/24 PSL Awards nominees.

Mamelodi Sundowns duo of Teboho Mokoena and Ronwen Williams, alongside Stellenbosch FC striker Iqraam Rayners, have clinched nominations for the prestigious PSL Footballer of the Season award. The vote is determined by the votes of the 16 Premier Division coaches. 

Both Williams and Rayners have secured nominations for the DStv Premiership Players’ Player of the Season category, alongside the dynamic Orlando Pirates attacking midfielder, Patrick Maswanganyi.

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In the DStv Premiership Coach of the Season category, Stellenbosch FC’s Steve Barker faces off against Rhulani Mokwena of Mamelodi Sundowns and Jose Riveiro of Orlando Pirates.

The nominees for the MTN8 Last Man Standing include the trio from Orlando Pirates: Sipho Chaine, Zakhele Lepasa, and Patrick Maswanganyi. Meanwhile, the Carling Knockout Player of the Tournament category sees Stellenbosch FC’s dominance, with Thabo Moloisane, Devin Titus, and Rayners all earning nominations.

In the Nedbank Cup categories, the Orlando Pirates pair of Tshegofatso Mabasa and Maswanganyi, alongside Stellenbosch FC’s Rayners, have been nominated for the Nedbank Cup Player of the Tournament while Shandre Campbell (SuperSport United), Relebohile Mofokeng (Orlando Pirates), and Devin Titus (Orlando Pirates) received nominations for the Nedbank Cup Most Promising Player category.”

Ronwen Williams

PSL AWARDS NOMINEES ANNOUNCED AS THE SEASON COMES TO AN END 

For the Nedbank Cup categories, the Orlando Pirates pair of Tshegofatso Mabasa and Maswanganyi together with Stellenbosch FC’s Rayners have been nominated for the Nedbank Cup Player of the Tournament while Shandre Campbell (SuperSport United), Relebohile Mofokeng (Orlando Pirates), and Devin Titus (Orlando Pirates) got the nod for the Nedbank Cup Most Promising Player category.

Youngsters Jody Ah Shene (Cape Town City), Ntando Nkosi (Mamelodi Sundowns), and Langelihle Phili (Stellenbosch FC) were nominated for the DStv Diski Challenge Player of the Season category.

Voting and Nomination Procedures:

Footballer of the Season: Nominations and voting were exclusively conducted by the Premier Division head coaches. Only one head coach per club was authorized to vote, and coaches were prohibited from nominating or voting for their own teammates.

DStv Premiership Player’s Player of the Season: Nominations and voting were solely managed by Premier Division players. Each club was allowed a maximum of 30 votes, with the provision that no player could nominate or vote for their own teammate.

DStv Diski Challenge Player of the Season: Nominations and voting were overseen by the Diski Challenge head coaches. Only one head coach per club was authorized to vote, and coaches were prohibited from nominating or voting for their own teammate.

Match Officials: Nominations and voting were conducted by the SAFA National Referees Committee Panel.

All Other Categories: Nominations and voting were undertaken by a judging panel comprising football journalists, analysts, and commentators. A comprehensive list of the judging panel will be publicly disclosed following the PSL Awards ceremony.

The PSL on Thursday announced the nominees for the 2022/23 PSL Awards. The awards will be a virtual ceremony that will be broadcasted LIVE on the SuperSport PSL channel (202) and SABC 1 on Sunday, 28 May 2023 at 20:00.

 The PSL Footballer of the Season award, which is voted for by the 16 Premier Division Head Coaches, will be contested by Teboho Mokoena (Mamelodi Sundowns), Monnapule Saleng (Orlando Pirates), and Ronwen Williams (Mamelodi Sundowns). 

Saleng and Williams have also been nominated for the DStv Premiership Players’ Player of the Season category together with Mamelodi Sundowns captain Themba Zwane. The DStv Premiership Coach of the Season category will be SuperSport United’s Gavin Hunt against Rhulani Mokwena (Mamelodi Sundowns), and Jose Riveiro (Orlando Pirates).

PSL AWARDS NOMINEES FULL LIST


FOOTBALLER OF THE SEASON
Teboho Mokoena (Mamelodi Sundowns)
Monnapule Saleng (Orlando Pirates)
Ronwen Williams (Mamelodi Sundowns)


DSTV PREMIERSHIP PLAYERS’ PLAYER OF THE SEASON
Monnapule Saleng (Orlando Pirates)
Ronwen Williams (Mamelodi Sundowns)
Themba Zwane (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Nominees for the PSL Awards announced 
Footballer of the season nominees


DSTV PREMIERSHIP COACH OF THE SEASON
Gavin Hunt (SuperSport United)
Rhulani Mokwena (Mamelodi Sundowns)
Jose Riveiro (Orlando Pirates)


DSTV PREMIERSHIP GOALKEEPER OF THE SEASON
Ricardo Goss (SuperSport United)
Salim Magoola (Richards Bay FC)
Ronwen Williams (Mamelodi Sundowns)


DSTV PREMIERSHIP DEFENDER OF THE SEASON
Given Msimango (TS Galaxy)
Khuliso Mudau (Mamelodi Sundowns)
Nkosinathi Sibisi (Orlando Pirates)

Nominees for the PSL Awards announced 
Defenders of the season nominees


DSTV PREMIERSHIP MIDFIELDER OF THE SEASON
Teboho Mokoena (Mamelodi Sundowns)
Monnapule Saleng (Orlando Pirates)
Themba Zwane (Mamelodi Sundowns)

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DSTV PREMIERSHIP YOUNG PLAYER OF THE SEASON
Cassius Mailula (Mamelodi Sundowns)
Olwethu Makhanya (Stellenbosch FC)
Thapelo Maseko (SuperSport United)


MTN8 LAST MAN STANDING
George Maluleka (AmaZulu FC)
Monnapule Saleng (Orlando Pirates)
Miguel Timm (Orlando Pirates)


NEDBANK CUP MOST PROMISING PLAYER OF TOURNAMENT
Sphamandla Gumede (Dondol Stars FC)
Olwethu Makhanya (Stellenbosch FC)
Devin Titus (Stellenbosch FC)


NEDBANK CUP PLAYER OF THE TOURNAMENT
Edwin Gyimah (Sekhukhune United)
Iqraam Rayners (Stellenbosch FC)
Miguel Timm (Orlando Pirates)


DSTV DISKI CHALLENGE PLAYER OF THE SEASON

Shandre Campbell (SuperSport United)
Relebohile Ratomo (Orlando Pirates)
Luphumlo Sifumba (Cape Town City)


PSL ASSISTANT REFEREE OF THE SEASON
Khamusi Razwimisani
Xolani Boneni
Kamohelo Ramutsindela


PSL REFEREE OF THE SEASON
Abongile Tom
Masixole Bambiso
Sikhumbuzo Gasa