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Irshaad wins S1 Sportsman Award

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Irshad Iqbal wins S1 AwardIrshad Iqbal wins S1 Award

Irshaad Ikbal has won the 2016 Sportsone Sportsman of the Year Award.

The 29- year old out voted his closest rival and Nadi's Inter District Championship winning teammate Javid Khan.

The IDC and FANCA cup winner got 52 percent votes. Khan, the treble championship winner of 2016, including the Knockout and the League with Tanoa FC and IDC with Nadi got 39 percent votes.

Ronald Chaudhary came third with 9 percent votes.

Sportsone Sportsman of the Year coordinator, Riten Gosai said it was clear who the fans felt most deserved the award.

"2016 was the very first year fans were given the opportunity to pick the player they thought deserved the S1 media's top gong", he said.

"Records of each individuals were different but at the end of the day the three platform, online web, call-ins and email votes determined the winner".

The Sportsone Sportsman of the Year award was announced during Radio S1 Dhamaka's live Top 100 Countdown of 2016 last night.

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