Best in their nominations
According to the Belarusian Football Federation’s poll of about 500 journalists and experts, Yuri Zhevnov has earned first place, with 407 points, followed by Rostov defenseman (Russia) Alexander Kulchy (330 points). The top three is closed by BATE Borisov forward Vitaly Rodionov (297).
BATE halfback Renan Bressan was named the best football player in the Belarusian championship, with second and third place occupied by team mates Vitaly Rodionov and Alexander Yurevich.
BATE head coach Victor Goncharenko was given the title of best Belarusian football coach, followed by Belarus’ junior team coach Georgy Kondratiev and Shakhtyor Soligorsk’s coach, Vladimir Zhuravel.