Male', MALDIVES - Maldivesfootball.com and Football Association of Maldives have finally announced the four shortlisted candidates for the Maldives Football Awards best coach of the year 2018.
The four candidates for the best goalkeeper award includes; Limbu Kiran Kumar from TC Sports Club, New Radiant's Mohamed Faisal and Sujan Perera from Club Eagles.
Ismail Mahfooz (Maziya SRC):
During the beginning of the season Maziya's performance was not that good but in Dhiraagu Dhivehi Premier League, Maziya's performance was very good. Maziya finished the Premier League on the second position with just two points behind league champions TC Sports.
Mohamed Nizam (TC Sports):
Mohamed Nizam won Dhiraagu Dhivehi Premier League for the first time and it was the club's maiden top flight championship. TC won the league with 40 points from 16 games and scored 53 goals. TC lies on the fourth position of Male League this year.
Mohamed Siyaz (Club Eagles):
With a very young squad Mohamed Siyaz gave a good fight during the season. The club's performance in Dhiraagu Dhivehi Premier League was outstanding. Club Eagles scored 63 goals in the league with just 13 goals conceded. They were in the second position of Male League.
Bruzon Barreras Oscar Willian (New Radiant):
Oscar helped New Radiant to win STO Male League with an incredible run. They won the league with 37 points, 12 points ahead of second positioned Eagles. After the mid season transfer, Oscar left the club to take a new challenge in Bangladeshi league.
The winners of the Maldives Football Awards 2018 will be determined through a combined voting process, in which the decision is based on the votes of captains and head coaches of first division teams and head coaches from first division and second division along with selected sports journalists.
Maldives Football Best Player 2018 is one of eleven prizes to be announced at the Maldives Football Awards in Male on December 29.
The other awards are Best player, Best Goalkeeper, Golden Shoes, Best Foreign Player, Fan Award, Jooley Award for the best goal, Most promising player, Women player, most promising women player and FAM honorary award.