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Udanta Singh named Bengaluru FC's 'Player of the Year'

Written by: Bengaluru FC

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The youngster is nursing an injury he suffered in the Federation Cup final. . . 

Udanta Singh capped off a fantastic year by being named the ‘Players’ Player of the Season’ as well as the ‘Fans’ Player of the Season’ at the annual Bengaluru FC Awards Night, in the city, on Thursday. Joining the youngster with two awards of his own was skipper Sunil Chhetri who walked away with the ‘Top scorer of the season’ and the ‘Goal of the Season’ gong, while Nishu Kumar was named most-improved player.

Lalrinzuala Lalbiaknia won the U-16 Player of the Year from Albert Roca

The twenty-year-old winger who has been with the Blues for three seasons now turned out to be a vital cog in Albert Roca’s scheme of things and his consistent performances made him a unanimous choice in the dressing room and the stands.

Revisit Sunil Chhetri's memorable goal here. ( @ 1.10 Minutes)

With a fully functional residential academy in place, this season's awards night also included recognition for the best players in the U14, U16 and U18 academy sides. Defender Nihal Iqbal picked up the U14 award while Lalrinzuala Lalbiaknia and Ajay Chhetri picked up the U16 and U18 awards respectively.

Nihal Iqbal receives the U-14 Player of the Year from Albert Roca's assistant

With 12 strikes since the club's progress to the 2016 AFC Cup quarterfinals, Chhetri bagged the top-scorer award for a fourth consecutive season while his turn and strike against Johor Darul Ta'zim in the second leg of the semifinal gave him the Goal of the Season accolade.

 

Published: Fri Jun 02, 2017 06:17 PM IST

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