New Zealand host awards night

The annual New Zealand Football Awards were held Thursday.

Team Wellington won the Team of the Year award at the 2020 New Zealand Football Awards. (Photo credit: OFC Media)

The 2020 awards were hosted by Sky Sports NZ journalist Narelle Sindos.

The top honours of international men and women’s player of the year award went to Chris Wood of Burnley FC and Melbourne City’s Rebekah Stott.

The best domestic player award were won by Team Wellington’s Jack-Henry Sinclair and Steph Skilton of Auckland Football.

Team of the year were the New Zealand Under 20’s national team.

Below you can see the full list of winners in all categories.

NZF OOTBALL AWARDS WINNERS

  • International Men’s Player of the Year – Chris Wood (All Whites/Burnley)
  • International Women’s Player of the Year – Rebekah Stott (Football Ferns/Melbourne City)
  • Domestic Women’s Player of the Year – Steph Skilton (Auckland Football)
  • Domestic Men’s Player of the Year – Jack-Henry Sinclair (Team Wellington)
  • Men’s Futsal Player of the Year – Dylan Manickum (Auckland Football Federation/Futsal Whites)
  • Women’s Futsal Player of the Year – Maxine Cooper (Auckland Football Federation/Futsal Ferns)
  • Men’s Young Player of the Year – Sarpreet Singh (All Whites/U-20 Men/Bayern Munich)
  • Women’s Young Player of the Year – Claudia Bunge (Football Ferns/Northern Lights)
  • Men’s Referee of the Year – Matt Conger
  • Women’s Referee of the Year – Anna-Marie Keighley
  • Men’s Assistant Referee of the Year – Mark Rule
  • Women’s Assistant Referee of the Year – Sarah Jones
  • Men’s Futsal Referee of the Year – Antony Riley
  • Women’s Futsal Referee of the Year – Anna-Marie Keighley
  • Men’s Coach of the Year – Des Buckingham (U-23 Men/U-20 Men)
  • Women’s Coach of the Year – Alana Gunn (Canterbury United Pride)
  • Futsal Coach of the Year – Sam Masterson (Waikato Rapids)
  • Team of the Year – New Zealand U-20 Men
  • Futsal Team of the Year – Waikato Rapids
  • Player of the Year – Chris Wood

Full awards show

Author: Ola Bjerkevoll

A passion for everything football and especially in Oceania. Owner of Football in Oceania.

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