KUALA LUMPUR, June 8 – Sarawak United FC’s Uche Agba was a runaway winner of the Professional Footballers Association of Malaysia’s (PFAM) Player of the Month Award for April in the Premier League – garnering 14,609 votes (55.37 percent).
Ghana striker, Jordan Mintah who plays for Terengganu FC II came in second with 7,922 votes with former international Zaquan Adha Abdul Radzak coming in third with a 2,708 tally.
This is the second time the Nigerian hitman has won the award. The first was in July 2019 when he was playing for Police in the Premier League.
Incidentally, both times he won the award the coach is E. Elavarasan.
Agba, who lost his mother in April, dedicated the award to his later mother and singled out Elavarasan for playing a big part in him winning the award twice.
”I have won this (award) twice playing under coach Elavarasan’s coaching. It means a lot to me,” said Agba who plundered four goals in Sarawak United’s 7-1 win over FAM-MSN Project squad on April 10 – a week after his mother’s death.
Agba is Sarawak United’s top scorer with eight goals in the league. The Golden Hornbills are perched on the top of the league with 23 points from 10 matches and have a match in hand over second-placed Negeri Sembilan with 22 points.
Elavarasan has this to say: ”Agba is a very committed and disciplined player. He fully deserves the award.”
The Player of the Month in the Super League went to Kedah’s Liberian ace Kpah Sherman who polled 15,730 votes – defeating Terengganu FC’s Hakimi Abdullah with 11, 460 votes while Johor Darul Takzim’s Brazilian striker Bergson Da Silva (5,389 votes) came in third.

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