The Lion City Sailors women’s team made significant gains at the Football Association of Singapore Awards Night 2022 held on 8 November at Orchard Hotel.
After a sterling season which saw the team lift the Deloitte Women’s Premier League title, coach Yeong Sheau Shyan rightfully pipped Nahar Daud (Albirex Niigata) and Samawira Basri (Tanjong Pagar United) to the Coach of the Year award.
Forward Izzati Rossi scored a double with the Goal of the Year award, while also picking up the Top Scorer’s accolade.
In goal, Beatrice Tan received the Golden Glove Award for having the most number of clean sheets during the season, making it four in total.
The Deloitte Player of the Year award was picked dup by Tanjong Pagar United’s Manami Fukuzawa, with fellow team-mate Haziqah Haszman being named the Young Player of the Year.
Meanwhile, over in the men’s game, it was Albirex Niigata which ended up sweeping many of the awards at stake.
Kodai Tanaka was named the AIA Player of the Year after helping Albirex to their fifth title.
His team-mate Ilhan Fandi was named the AIA Young Player of the Year, and also picked up the SELECT Goal of the Year.
Coach Kazuaki Yoshinaga picked up his third POLAR Mineral Water Coach of the Year award.
Tampines Rovers FC forward Boris Kopitović was the winner of the Golden Boot while Geylang International FC goalkeeper Zaiful Nizam earned the Golden Glove award.
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