The Straits Times
Published on Nov 11, 2012

Duric named S-League Player of the Year for third time


TAMPINES Rovers skipper Aleksandar Duric picked up his third Player of the Year accolade as the Great Eastern-YEO'S S-League honoured its best players and officials from the 2012 season on Sunday evening.

The 42-year-old, who is currently away on national team duty, beat team-mates Ahmad Latiff Khamarudin and Jamil Ali, Home United's Frederic Mendy and Brunei DPMM's Shahrazen Said to the award.

The other big winner at ITE College East was Harimau Muda winger Wan Zack Haikal, who was named YEO'S Young Player of the Year and also took home the YEO'S People's Choice Award.

Brunei DPMM coach Vjeran Simunic, meanwhile, was named Mikasa Coach of the Year for leading his side to the runner-up spot in the league and victory in the StarHub League Cup.