Fijian international and Wellington Phoenix striker Roy Krishna is Fiji Football’s First Ambassador.
He was honoured during the Global Flight Centre/Fiji FA Awards at the Waterfront Hotel in Lautoka Satrurday night.
Fiji FA president Rajesh Patel praised Krishna for making Fiji Football proud.
“We are proud of Krishna’s achievement. He is different from other Fijian players as he is a professional footballer,” Mr Patel said.
Labasa native, Krishna, last week was named A-League’s player of the week following his superb performance for his 10-men Wellington Phoenix side in the 2-2 draw against Melbourne Hearts.
Other winners: Team of the Year- Ba; Coach of the Year- Kamal Swamy;Nadi; Administrator of the Year- Rishi Kumar- Ba (Super Premier),Administrator of the Year: Zahid Hussein – Taveuni (Premier), Referee of the Year: Rakesh Chandra (Lautoka), Footballer of the Year: Beniamino Mateinaqara- Nadi,Women Footballer of the Year: Adiela Kurukaba- Ba, Popular Footballer of the Year: Rusiate Matarerega- Nadi, Junior Footballer of the Year: Iosefo Verevou – Rewa, Fair Play Award: Munit Krishna – Nadi, Media Award: Irfaan Khan – Fiji TV, President’s Award: Paresh Kishore
Suva (Fiji Sun)