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Richard Ofori earns nomination for 2019/2020 South Africa Premier League best player award

Published on: 03 April 2020

Black Stars goalkeeper Richard Ofori has been nominated for South Africa Premier League best player award for the 2019/2020 season following an outstanding campaign.

This award is an initiative by KickOff Magazine and the winner will be decided by fans votes via

Ofori has been an instrumental figure for Maritzburg United in the South African top-flight this season having kept 10 clean sheets in 22 matches.

Only Supersport United goalie Ronwen Williams has more clean sheets than Ofori.

The 26-year-old's exploits has also lifted Maritzburg from a relegation threatened side from last season to a fifth place this season.

Ofori's scintillating form has also made the Team of Choice the second best defensive side in the ABSA Premiership conceding only 17 goals in 22 matches.

Here are the nominees for the 2019/2020 KickOff Magazine footballer of the season;

Bonginkosi Ntuli (AmaZulu FC)

Peter Shalulile (Highlands Park)

Lebogang Manyama (Kaizer Chiefs FC)

Samir Nurkovic (Kaizer Chiefs FC)

Themba Zwane (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Richard Ofori (Maritzburg United)

Gabadinho Mhango (Orlando Pirates)

Ronwen Williams (SuperSport United)

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