Zambia international midfielder Rainford Kalaba last night won the 2007 Faz Player of the Year award during the awards ceremony held at Golf View Hotel in Lusaka.
The honor was one of two the Zesco player took home after also winning the top scorers gong in what has been a very prolific season for the midfielder who has scored 24 competitive goals so far this year.
Zesco meanwhile dominated the awards with three wins on the night after Wedson Nyirenda also won for Coach of The Year.
Nyirenda led Zesco to their debut league title win this year and also guided the club to three other cup honors.
Zesco have also won the Samuel “Zoom” Ndhlovu Charity Shield, Coca Cola Cup including the inaugural Barclays Cup.
And next weekend, Zesco could added the Mosi Cup should they successful retain that title against Red Arrows whom they face for the second successive year in the final of the same competition.
The Young Player of the Year award went to Zambia junior international and Kabwe Warriors striker Emmanuel Mayuka who has had an outstanding year with both his club and the Under-20 national team.
Mayuka scored a hat-trick for Warriors in their 3-0, BP Top 8 final win over Nakambala Leopards last month.
Other winners on the night were Zanaco captain and former Zambia international midfielder Mumamba Numba who was voted most disciplined player.
Match official Wilson Mpanisi is the 2007 Referee of the Year while division 1 north club Lime Hotspurs are this seasons most disciplined team.
Faz Player of the Year: Rainford Kalaba (Zesco United)
Coach of the Year: Wedson Nyirenda (Zesco United)
Top Scorer: Rainford Kalaba (24 goals, Zesco United)
Young Player: Emmanuel Mayuka (Kabwe Warriors)
Referee of the Year: Wilson Mpanisi.
Most Disciplined Player: Mumamba Numba (Zanaco)