Adelaide Comets aim machine Allan Welsh was the large winner on the Soccer South Australia Celebration of Soccer Awards on Wednesday evening.
South Australia’s stand-out males’s and ladies’s Nationwide Premier Leagues performers have been recognised in addition to local people rivals on the Awards, which have been streamed on Soccer South Australia social media platforms.
Welsh claimed two main honours on the evening, together with being awarded the Sergio Melta Medal because the stand-out participant within the competitors.
The Comets skipper proved instrumental to his aspect’s maiden NPL SA Premiership win in 2020 – delivering a league-best 18 objectives from midfield to additionally declare the competitors’s Golden Boot Award.
Former Nationwide Soccer League aim keeper Barney Smith was additionally acknowledged on an enormous evening for the Comets as NPL SA Coach of the 12 months.
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Finals rivals Croydon Kings additionally scooped up two main awards, with latest Adelaide United signing Domenic Costanzo acknowledged because the John Aloisi Rising Star award winner.
Whereas Kings goalkeeper John Corridor was additionally recognised because the Goalkeeper of the 12 months.
NPLW South Australia stars have been additionally recognised on the evening with the 5 awards unfold throughout 5 separate golf equipment.
Salisbury Inter’s Chilean worldwide Maria Jose Rojas was recognised for her stand-out marketing campaign – together with 24 objectives in simply 14 appearances – with the Shirley Brown Medal as Participant of the 12 months.
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Metro United’s Tony Scalzi was introduced because the Coach of the 12 months after guiding the group to an upset Grand Ultimate win in early October – their first triumph within the end-of-season decider since 2016.
Soccer SA NTC expertise Jonti Fisher was recognised because the competitors’s Rising Star Award Winner, whereas Adelaide Metropolis’s Chelsie Dawber’s 31 objectives was sufficient to assert the Golden Boot Award and Sarah Willacy, from West Adelaide, was the Goalkeeper of the 12 months.
Each Willacy and Dawber will construct on their stand-out seasons within the upcoming Westfield W-League marketing campaign with Dawber returning to Adelaide United, whereas Willacy will go well with up for Western Sydney Wanderers.
Soccer SA President, Sam Ciccarello, was stuffed with reward for all golf equipment on the evening after a difficult 2020 season affected by COVID-19.
“Insofar because the sporting sector, I can say with confidence that the soccer neighborhood in South Australia has led the way in which for neighborhood and semi-professional sports activities and this can be a credit score to the leaders within the recreation at membership and affiliation degree,” Ciccarello stated.
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