Ferwafa nominates 8 for best player award
Rwanda Football Federation has nominated eight players; four male and four women to vie for the Best Player award where the winner will be known on September 14 at Sports View Hotel.
Pre-selection for the lucky players was held last week where the technical commission picked the four players with the most votes in each category.
The male finalists are; APR defensive midfielder Jean Baptist Mugiraneza, Rayon Sports forward Amiss Cedric, Musanze FC defender Mohamed Mpozembizi and Bugesera FC (second division) striker Michel Ndahinduka, who has since joined APR.
The women’s category has; Jolie Mbarushimana (APR), forward Shadia Uwamahirwe and midfielder Anne Marie Ibangarye (both AS Kigali) and midfielder Alice Niyoyita (Kamonyi).
The best were nominated by sports journalists, captains and coaches of first and second division clubs as well as the women football league club.
Rayon Sports striker Labama Bokota Kamana won the first ever best male player award in 2007 and Police’s Meddie Kagere was voted the best player for 2010/2011 season.