Football will be featured in various categories at the 2019 Queensland Sport Awards, which will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on November 30.
Chris Beath, Warren Moon and NPL Queensland side Lions FC have all been nominated as finalists for awards at this year’s event. The nominations are based on their achievements between 1 October 2018 and 30 September 2019.
FFA referee Chris Beath has been recognised in the Officiator of the Year category after an excellent year. Beath was selected to officiate in this year’s AFC Asian Cup in January, as well as the AFC Champions League, the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup and the FIFA U17 World Cup in Brazil.
NPL Queensland coach Warren Moon has been named as a finalist in the Coach of the Year category. His team, Lions FC, were also nominated for the Team of the Year award.
Lions FC had an extremely successful 2019 season, securing their second consecutive NPL Queensland title after only losing two games in the regular season. They recorded the best attacking and defensive record in the competition.
With Moon at the helm, Lions FC qualified for back-to-back NPL Finals Series Grand Finals in 2019.
This year’s event will be the 25th annual Queensland Sport Awards.
Full details of the list of finalists for the Queensland Sport Awards can be found here.