Akpeyi is in a three-man shortlist for the award that also has Mamelodi Sundowns’ Denis Onyango and SuperSport United’s Ronwen Williams.
The 34-year-old kept 10 clean sheets and conceded 26 goals in 27 appearances last season for Kaizer Chiefs.
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Onyango, 35, conceded 32 goals and kept 16 clean sheets in 39 appearances for Sundowns.
Williams, on his part, made 37 appearances and conceded 30 goals and kept 16 clean sheets.
“I was just doing my job I never knew I will be acknowledged.Thanks for recognizing me ABSA League and all the panelists 🙏❤️ @kcfcofficial,” Akpeyi tweeted.
Three of his Kaizer Chiefs teammates defender Daniel Cardoso, midfielder Lebogang Manyama, striker Samir Nurković and former coach Ernst Middendorp are amongst those in line for various awards.
By Adeboye Amosu
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