Super Eagles and Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi was named the Absa Premiership’s Player of the Months of September and October yesterday.
Chiefs’ Ernst Middendorp won the Coach of the Month award.
The awards were announced in a press conference at the offices of the Premier Soccer League in Parktown.
A delighted Akpeyi, who has kept four clean sheets in five matches, admitted after scooping the award that the honours came as a surprise to him.
“This comes as a big surprise to me but it also shows the importance of putting effort in whatever you do,” Akpeyi said.
“I give credit to the technical team that has been patient with me. I am settling in, I am taking each game as it comes. Khune is a good keeper, I am just grateful for the opportunity…