Male', MALDIVES - Maldivesfootball.com and Football Association of Maldives have finally announced the three shortlisted candidates for the Maldives Football Awards best foreign player of the year.
The three candidates for the best player award includes; Club Green Streets striker Roland Rasel Bilala, Maziya Sports and Recreation Club's Stewart Cornelius Ezekiel and Alaeldin Nasr Elsayed Eissa E. from TC Sports Club.
Roland Rasel Bilala (Club Green Streets):
The Congo born Ukrainian international striker scored 27 goals for the club this season and lies on the fourth position of the top scorer. Rasel Bilala played a vital role to secure fifth position for the club in Dhiraagu Dhivehi Premier League.
Stewart Cornelius Ezekiel (Maziya SRC):
Cornelius Stewart is a player blessed with an amazing burst of pace and skill, he has proved that he is deadly in front of goal as well. With 22 goals for Maziya this season, helping Maziya to finish second in Dhiraagu Dhivehi League and third position in Male league.
Alaeldin Nasr Elsayed Eissa E. (TC Sports Club):
A gifted defender who impressed in Male League and Dhiraagu Dhivehi Premier League was one of the key members of the team when they won their maiden top flight championship.
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 coach, Golden Shoes, Best Goalkeeper, Fan Award, Jooley Award for the best goal, Most promising player, Women player, most promising women player and FAM honorary award.