Though he hasn’t scored or bagged a Man of the Match in quite a while, Kaizer Chiefs striker Samir Nurkovic still leads the Absa Premiership Man of the Match awards list.
‘Kokota’ is his club’s current top goalscorer with 11 goals in 19 league outings this campaign, which has seen his efforts aid the Glamour Boys to the summit of the PSL standings.
With football action currently on lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, we take a look at the top five players in South Africa’s topflight football, and how many accolades they have under their belts following their individual contributions on respective match-days.
Samir Nurkovic – Kaizer Chiefs striker (4 Man of the Match awards)
Kwanda Mngomnyama – Maritzburg United defender (3 Man of the Match awards
Elvis Chipezeze – Baroka FC goalkeeper (3 Man of the Match awards)
Hlompho Kekana – Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder (3 Man of the Match awards)
Lebogang Manyama – Kaizer Chiefs midfielder (3 Man of the Match awards)