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Phakaaathi Reporter
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16 Jan 2019
9:59 am

Sirino scoops PSL Goal of the Month award

Phakaaathi Reporter

This is the 27-year old's first individual award won since his arrival in the country.

Gaston Sirino of Mamelodi Sundowns (Pic PSL)

Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Gaston Sirino’s stunning curling effort against Free State Stars has won him the Absa Premiership Goal of the Month for November 2018.

The Uruguayan produced a superb finish from the edge of the 18-yard area, capping a wonderful team move in Mamelodi Sundowns’ victory over Free State Stars, having beaten two players in the process as his side won 3-1.

The 27-year old, who wins his first individual award since his arrival in the country, has been an important part in Pitso Mosimane’s side since the start of the 2018/19 Absa Premiership, enjoying a number of impressive displays.

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There were nine other spectacular goals that were strong contenders alongside Sirino’s goal. These included his Sundowns teammate Jeremy Brockie’s half-volley in the same fixture against Stars, Emiliano Tade’s low strike in AmaZulu’s win over Highlands, Hashim Domingo’s stunningly executed free-kick when Bidvest Wits beat Bloemfontein Celtic, and Yannick Zakri’s flicked header in the clash between Maritzburg United and Highlands Park, just to name a few.

Sirino’s goal was selected by fan votes from a shortlist of brilliant goals scored in November 2018.

Voting for the Goal of the Month for December opened on Tuesday January 1 on the PSL website and will close at midnight on Thursday, January 31.

 

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