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SPL Association unveils the best shortlist of 2018-2019 season



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SPL - Media Center

Saudi Professional League Association announced the shortlist of the best coaches and players nominated to get the best awards of 2018-2019 season, in the first edition of the awards, in the ceremony which will take place next Saturday in Riyadh.
The five coaches who will compete for the best coach award are: Al-Nasr's Rui Vitoria, Al-Taween's Pedro Manuel, Al-Shabab's Marius Șumudică, Péricles Chamusca Al-Hilal coach and the former coach of Al-Faisaly and Al-Raed's Besnik Hasi.
The five players who will compete for the best promising player award are: Al-Qadsya's forward Haroun Camara, Al-Faisaly's defender Hamdan Al-Shemri, Al-Fateh's midfielder Mohamed Al-Meghed, Al-Taween's defender Meteb Al-Mefrag and Al-Ittihad's Saud Abdel Hamid.
The five players who will compete for the best player award are: Al-Nasr's duo Moroccan Nordin Amrabat and Abdel Razik Hamdalla, Al-Taween's striker Leandre Tawamba, Al-Hilal's striker Bafatembi Gomis and Al-Ahli striker Djaniny Tavares.
The Technical Committee chose five players to compete for the best Saudi player award whose names are: Al-Hilal's Mohamed Kino, Al-Nasr's Sultan Al-Ganam, Al-Raed's Saleh Al-Shehri, Al-Ittihad's Abdel Aziz Al-Beshi and Al-Taween's Abdel Fatah Adam.
The coaches and players will compete for the awards announced by SPL Association in accordance voting mechanism announced in collaboration with "Dawry Plus" platform.
Voting mechanism divided ballots into four categories to choose the best in the season, according to the classification adopted by the Technical Committee, as the fans will determine 25 % of award via voting, the 16 coaches of the league will vote to choose the best in the season representing 25 % of the selection, the same ratio will be handed to the captains of the teams in addition to a number of the sports journalists will represent also a 25 % ratio of the selection.
Voting for fans will be available from Wednesday, via "Dawry Plus" platform, with a ratio of 25 % of the voting.
A giant ceremony will be held in Riyadh next Saturday in the presence of a large number of sports figures.
It must be noted that, SPL Association announced last week the first edition of the best awards for 2018-2019 season in six categories and is worth SAR 100 thousands each.