Wednesday Feb 12, 2014. 22:12
Red Arrows defender and Zambia home team captain Bronson Chama has won the 2014 Zambia Footballer of the year award.
The 27-year-old defender beat off competition from Zesco United midfielder Kondwani Mtonga and 2013 award favourite Ronald Kampamba of Nkana.
Chama had a great comeback season with Zambia after a three year hiatus when he captained the team to victory in the 2013 Cosafa Cup on home soil in July following a 2-0 win over defending champions Zimbabwe.
He also captained Zambia to a third place finish at the 2013 Cecafa Cup in Kenya in December where Chipolopolo appeared as guest team.
In-between, he also had an inspired performance in Arrows defence that conceded just two goals on their way to lifting their debut 2013 Barclays Cup title in November.
Meanwhile, Kampamba was left to settle for the Golden Boot award for a second straight year after scoring 18 goals to help Nkana win an unprecedented 12th league title.
However, Nkana still dominated the individual player awards with coach Masauso Mwale winning his first Coach of the Year accolade.
Nkana defender Billy Mwanza too walked away with an award after picking up the most disciplined player gong while Red Arrows winger Bruce Musakanya won the Young Player of the Year award.
Elsewhere, referee Gladys Lengwe retained her best referee award while Moses Mwale took home the best assistant referee prize. CLICK HERE TO VISIT AFRICAN FOOTBALL ZAMBIA