Shinji Ono was the star of the Western Sydney Wanderers Medal Evening as he claimed an awards double with the NRMA Insurance Hyundai A-League Player of the Year and Amart Sports Members’ Player of the Year.
The midfielder took out the major award having helped lead the Wanderers to their second straight Grand Final with his creative touch and improvisation making him unplayable at times.
In the Westfield W-League local starlet Linda O’Neill took out the Player of the Year award after a standout season while Catherine Cannuli won the Westfield W-League Golden Boot in her final season before retirement.
The Club’s achievements in Asia were also recognised with Kwabena Appiah taking out the Visy AFC Champions League Player of the Tournament.
In other awards Jake McGing was awarded Foxtel National Youth League Player of the Year, Andy Waite was Powerchair Player of the Year and Club masseur Anthony Siciliano won the Chairman’s Award.
In the community section Wally van Gool won the Rod Allen Community Award.
The Hyundai A-League Golden Boot will be awarded following the conclusion of the AFC Champions League Round of 16.
NRMA Insurance Hyundai A-League Player of the Year: Shinji Ono
Amart Sports Members’ Player of the Year: Shinji Ono
Visy AFC Champions League Player of the Tournament: Kwabena Appiah
Westfield W-League Player of the Year: Linda O’Neill
Westfield W-League Golden Boot: Catherine Cannuli
Foxtel National Youth League Player of the Year: Jake McGing
Powerchair Player of the Year: Andy Waite
Rod Allen Community Award: Wally van Gool
Chairman’s Award: Anthony Siciliano