Stage set for awards

The Vodafone Fiji Football Association (Fiji FA) 2017 Awards night is set to roll at Yue Lei Hotel in Suva on Friday.

Nominees have been shortlisted and winners will decided by a panel of judges.

The program proper starts at 6pm and everyone can be part of the happy hour from 6.45pm-7.45pm.

The following candidates have been shortlisted for the 2017 Vodafone Fiji Football Association Annual Awards Night:

• Bank of Baroda Junior Woman’s Footballer of the Year 2017

Vani Bainivalu (Tailevu Naitasiri), Tabua Likumotovai (Rewa) and Adi Dilaisiana Drodrolagi Yauyau (Tailevu Naitasiri).

• Jacks Fiji Junior Footballer of the Year 2017

Mohammed Nigel (Rewa), Kishan Sami (Ba) and Jovilisi Borisi (Tavua).

• 4R Electric Fair Player of the Year 2017

Shahil Dave (Suva), Menon Ram (Dreketi) and Krishnil Shekhar (Rakiraki).

• All Basic Supplies Media Personnel of the Year 2017

Reginald Chandar (Fijilive), Anushil Kumar (Vodafone Fiji Freelancer and World Max TV) and Maciu Malo (The Fiji Times).

• Amalgamated Referee of the Year 2017

Avinesh Narayan (Ba), Veer Singh (Rewa) and Ashwin Raj (Labasa).

• Fiji FA Employee of the Year (President’s Award)

• Late Mr J.D Maharaj Administrator of the Year (Premier) 2017

Abdul Kadar (Lautoka), Mohammed Nazeel (Rewa) and Ritesh Pratap (Suva).

• Late Mr Sashi Mahendra Singh Coach of the Year 2017

Laisani Mataele (Tailevu Naitasiri Women), Nigel Khan (Rewa) and Kamal Swamy (Lautoka).

• Bank South Pacific Team of the Year 2017

Rewa, Rewa U19 Youth Team and Lautoka.

• Coca Cola Woman’s Footballer of the year 2017

Timaima Vuniyayawa, Luisa Tamani ( Ba) and Adi Ateca Tuwai (Ba).

• Vodafone Fiji Popular Footballer of the Year 2017

Zibraaz Saheb (Lautoka), Kishan Sami (Ba), Gabrieli Matanisiqa (Rewa), Shahil Dave (Suva), Christopher Wasasala, Vilitati Kautoga, Alfraz Ali (Nadi), Cema Nasau (Ba), Sekoula Waqanidrola and Sofi Dilowai.

• National Hire Footballer of the Year 2017

Dave Radrigai (Lautoka), Christopher Wasasala and Abbu Zahid.

• Smart & Efficient Security Services Volunteer of the Year 2017

Meli Yasawa (Tailevu Naitasiri), Surend (Suva) and Ajeet Prasad (Nasinu).

• HFC Administrator of the Year (Senior) 2017

Nalvindra Pratap (Nadogo), Nilesh Chand (Seaqaqa), Pranesh Pratap (Tavua).

• Last Year’s Winners

• Bank of Baroda Junior Woman’s Footballer of the Year 2016 — Francisn Lockington of Lautoka.

• Smart Efficient Security Junior Footballer of the Year 2016 — Mataiasi Toma of Nadi.

• 4R Electric Fair Player of the Year 2016 — Madhvan Goundar of Rewa.

• Courts Fiji Ltd Media Personnel of the Year 2016 — Rohit Deo of FBC.

• Referee of the Year 2016 — Avinesh Narayan.

• Fiji FA Employee of the Year (Presidents Award) 2016 — Amitesh Pal.

• Late Mr J.D Maharaj Administrator of the Year (Premier) 2016 — Abdul Kadar of Lautoka.

• Late Mr Sashi Mahendra Singh Coach of the Year 2016 — Ratu Marika Tavanavanua Rodu of Rewa.

• Jacks of Fiji Team of the Year 2016 — BA FA.

• Fiji Development Bank Woman’s Footballer of the Year 2016 — Naomi Waqanidrola of Rewa.

• Vodafone Fiji Ltd Popular Footballer of the Year 2015 — Nickel Nishaal Chand of Labasa.

• Vodafone Fiji Ltd Popular Footballer of the Year 2016 — Mohammed Shazil of Lautoka.

• Pacific Energy Footballer of the Year 2016 — Setereki Hughes of Suva.

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