By Sports Reporter/ Doha
Al Sadd’s Akram Afif has won the Qatar Football Association’s (QFA) best player award for the third time after an outstanding domestic season.
The 26-year-old winger edged out other nominees Al Duhail’s Michael Olunga and Al Wakrah’s Gelson Dala to emerge winner yesterday.
Afif Guided Al Sadd to 16th Qatar Stars League title this year and during the process scored 14 goals as they finished the season unbeaten for the second year in a row.
Olunga (24 goals in the league) won the Mansour Muftah award for the top scorer.
Al Gharafa’s Homam al-Ameen was named the best under-23 player for the second year in a row and Al Wakrah’s Marquez Lopez adjudged the best coach, having guided the Blue Wave to the third place in league.
Abdul Hadi al-Ruwaili was adjudged the best referee while the Football For All Award went to Generation Amazing, a humanitarian initiative of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy.
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