UAE Pro League announced the names of nominees for ADNOC Pro League monthly awards for August with the awards' list comprising the following categories; player of the month, goalkeeper of the month, and coach of the month.
Nominees for player of the month award are;
-Shabab Al Ahli’s Majed Hassan, who played 158 minutes, and scored his side's winner against Emirates in the opening match-week.
-Al Wahda’s Joao Pedro; the Brazilian talisman scored 3 goals in two games; 2 goals against Al Orooba, and a goal against Baniyas.
- Laba Kodjo; Al Ain's striker managed to bag three goals as well in the first two match-weeks with a brace he netted against Khorfakkan and a goal against Emirates.
Kodjo's teammate Bandar Lahbabi has also made it to the list of nominees for the best player. He has played 179 minutes in his side's two games held in August, and managed to provide an assist.
Al Jazira's South African Thulani Serrero has also been part of "player of the month" nominees' list, having played two full matches in which he has set up a goal and completed 216 passes.
As for Goalkeeper of the month award, the list of nominees included three names who could maintain clean sheets for their teams in the first couple of match-weeks, and they are:
- Al Jazira's Ali Khusaif
- Sharjah's Adel Al Hosani
- Shabab Al Ahli's Majed Nasser
Three names are vying for coach of the month award, and all of them steered their teams to earning full 6 points out of the first two games.
The list of nominated coaches came as follows:
- Shabab Al Ahli's coach Mahdi Ali
- Al Ain's Serhiy Rebrov.
- Sharjah's Abdulaziz Al Anberi
Voting was made available to fans as of 14:00 pm today, and will continue for 48 hours, after which the winners' names will be declared on all Pro League's official social media accounts. Winners will be honored ahead of the fourth match-week games.