Bafana Bafana and Everton FC midfielder Steven Pienaar has been named the 2009 Bafana Bafana Player of the Year.
The announcement was made at a glittering ceremony on Thursday night (19 November 2009) at the Sandton Convention Centre.
Among others in attendance were the Minister of Justice Jeff Radebe as well as the 2002 Brazil World Cup squad winning captain Cafu.
The Awards are meant for recognising and acknowledging talent of athletes and administrators in football.
To scoop his award, Pienaar was voted ahead of two other players in the Senior Men’s National Team.