Khama Billiat scores hatrick at PSL Awards


Khama Billiat picked up three awards on the night: the Absa Premiership Midfielder, Players’ Player and Footballer of the Season.

Mamelodi Sundowns’ Khama Billiat, was the big winner at the Premier Soccer League awards evening on Monday.

Billiat picked up three honours on Monday evening, as he was named Player of the Season, Players’ Player of the Season and the Best Midfielder of the Season.

The Zimbabwean enjoyed a fine 2015-2016 campaign for the Brazilians, as he netted 12 league goals on the way to winning the Absa Premiership title and the Telkom Knockout.

Billiat was not the only member of the Sundowns contingent to walk away with an award on the night, as Thabo Nthethe was named Telkom Knockout Player of the Tournament and best Defender of the Season, while Pitso Mosimane picked up the Coach of the Year award.

The late Cecil Lolo, who passed away in October 2015, was also honoured at the ceremony, as he was named MTN8 Player of the Tournament.

Full list of awards:

Footballer of the Season: Khama Billiat (R250 000)

Players’ Player of the Season: Khama Billiat (R150 00)

Young Player of the Season: Aubrey Modiba (R50 00)

Coach of the Season: Pitso Mosimane (R75 000)

Goalkeeper of the Season: Dennis Onyango (R50 000)

Defender of the Season: Thabo Nthethe (R50 000)

Midfielder of the Season: Khama Billiat (R50 000)

Absa Premiership Top Goalscorer of the Season: Collins Mbesuma – 14 Goals (R25 000)

Telkom Knockout Player of the Tournament: Thabo Nthethe (R200 000)

ABSA-lutely Awesome Goal of the Season: Ben Motshwari vs Chippa United (R50 000)

MTN8 Last Man Standing: Cecil Lolo (R80 000)

Nedbank Cup Player of the Tournament: Jeremy Brockie (R200 000)

Nedbank Cup Most Promising Player of the Season: Ndivhuwo Ravhuhali (R50 000)

NFD Top Goalscorer of the Season: Thabiso Kutumela -18 Goals (R50 000)

Referee of the Season: Thando Ndzandzeka (R50 000)

Assistant Referee of the Season: Zakhele Siwele (R40 000)