Asian Football Federation (AFC) Announces Candidates for 14 Categories at the 2019 AFC Awards
Nominated for international player Son Heung-min, Division Men's Prize for Lee Kang-in
[미디어피아] Ahn Chi-ho = Son Heung-min, Lee Kang-in, and Jung Jung-yong were nominated for the 2019 Asian Football Federation (AFC) Award.
The AFC announced on November 15 candidates for 14 categories of the 2019 AFC Awards.
Son Heung Min was nominated for this year's AFC International Player. Last year, Son Heung-min won two awards in 2015 and 2017, arguing with Japanese winners Hasebe Makoto (Eintracht Frankfurt) and Sardar Azmun Iran (Zenit St. Petersburg).
Lee Kang-in has been nominated for the AFC Promising Men of the Year. Lee Kang-in, who won Korea's highest runner-up in the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup (U-20) and also won the Golden Ball, the best player in the tournament, was Aban Hiroki (Barcelona) from Japan and Doan Ban from Vietnam. He was nominated with Howe (Heyrenbane).
As a Korean male athlete, Lee Chun-soo (2002), Park Ju-young (2004), Ki Sung-yong (2009) and Lee Seung-woo (2017) won this year's AFC promising prize. Female athletes received this award from Yeo Min-ji (2010) and Jang Seul-ki (2013).
Coach Jung Jung-yong, who was runner-up at this year's FIFA U-20 World Cup, was nominated for this year's men's manager award. Chung's competitors are Otsuki Tsuyoshi Urawa, Red Diamonds, and Oiwa Ko Kashima Antlers, who lead the J-League team in Japan.
The Asian Football Federation Award (AFC) 2019 will be held at the Hong Kong Convention Center on December 2.
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