One of Orlando Pirates’ new signings for the 2019/20 season has won the Player of the Year award in his home country.
Having joined the Buccaneers as a new signing during the off-season, Zambian winger Austin Muwowo has been confirmed as the winner of the Player of the Year award in his country for his performances for the side he played for last term, Forest Rangers.
The 22-year-old, who is yet to make his official debut for the Buccaneers, confirmed his delight after Saturday evening’s awards in Zambia.
“I feel excited right now I don’t know how I can express myself, it’s really a great honour to get this, really I want to thank God, my teammates at Forest Rangers I want to say thank you,” said Muwowo, as quoted by the media in Zambia.
Despite playing as a winger, Muwowo scored 10 goals for Rangers and bagged eight assists as he finished the season as one of the team’s top performers.
“I dreamed about winning it, it’s a dream a come true. I want to thank the coaches for the support and for all the encouragement that came from them and the pushing to work hard,” he said.