Gold Coast City's Ben Litfin and Olympic FC's Kirsten Jamieson both claimed two major awards in recognition of their outstanding PlayStation 4 NPL Queensland seasons.
Nine stand-out performers from the PlayStation 4 NPL Queensland 2016 season have been recognised with the competition’s individual awards.
The annual awards have been expanded to eleven categories for the competition’s fourth season, recognising not only stand-out players but also coaches and the competition’s top referee.
Gold Coast City FC attacking midfielder Ben Litfin, who recently signed with Hyundai A-League club Wellington Phoenix, claimed the major men’s honour as the PlayStation 4 NPL Queensland Most Valuable Player.
The 21-year-old was recognised with the Golden Boot award after finding the back of the net 19 times during the regular season.
Kirsten Jamieson of Olympic FC also claimed double honours the PlayStation 4 NPL Women’s Queensland Most Valuable Player and Golden Boot quinella in the women’s competition.
The 27-year-old’s stunning return of 61 goals in her maiden season in the second tier establishing a new competition record.
Jamieson was pushed all the way in the MVP voting by Sunshine Coast FC’s star striker Samara Christmas, who wraps up the Women’s Young Player of the Year award.
In the men’s competition, Brisbane Roar Youth striker Nicholas D’Agostino secured his second straight Young Player of the Year award with his highly influential performances – the 18-year-old becoming the first back-to-back individual award winner in the four year competition’s history.
Brisbane Strikers’ Sebastian Usai took out the PlayStation 4 NPL Queensland Safe Hands Award as the competition’s stand-out goalkeeper with the most clean sheets to his credit throughout the season.
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