Kekana goal up for Fifa Puskás Award 2016.

Kekana goal up for Fifa Puskás Award 2016.

Hlompho Kekana’s wonder goal against Cameroon in an AFCON qualifier has made the nomination list for the Fifa Puskás Award 2016.  Kekana scored a long range effort, against Cameroon on March 26 in Limbe during a nail biting match which ended in a 2-2 draw.

The prize will be awarded to the Goal of the Year winner at the biggest gala event in football circles to be held on 9 January 2017 in Zurich.

Since the winner is selected on the basis of fan votes, Hlompo Kekana now depends on our votes to see his name added to a list of past winners which includes the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, James Rodriguez.

The rest of the nominees are as follows:

  • Mario Gaspar (ESP) – 13.11.2015, Spain v. England, international friendly
  • Hlompho Kekana (RSA) – 26.03.2016, Cameroon v. South Africa, Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
  • Marlone (BRA) – 21.04.2016, Corinthians v. Cobresal, Copa Libertadores
  • Lionel Messi (ARG) – 21.06.2016, USA v. Argentina, Copa América Centenario semi-final
  • Neymar (BRA) – 08.11.2015, Barcelona v. Villarreal, La Liga (Spain)
  • Saúl Ñíguez (ESP) – 27.04.2016, Atlético Madrid v. Bayern Munich, UEFA Champions League
  • Hal Robson-Kanu (WAL) – 01.07.2016, Wales v. Belgium, UEFA EURO 2016
  • Daniuska Rodríguez (VEN) – 14.03.2016, Venezuela v. Colombia, South American U-17 Women’s Football Championship
  • Simon Skrabb (FIN) – 31.10.2015, Gefle v. Åtvidaberg, Allsvenskan league, Sweden
  • Mohd Faiz Subri (MAS) – 16.02.2016, Penang v. Pahang, Malaysia Super League
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