Mamelodi Sundowns and Bafana Bafana player, Themba Zwane, won the People’s Choice Award at the 16th Annual South African Sports Awards.
The event was held at the Sun City Superbowl in North West.
The Mamelodi Sundowns captain walked away with R500 000 in prize money beating Refiloe Jane (Banyana Banyana midfielder), Ayabonga Khaka (Proteas Women Cricketer), Tatjana Schoenmaker (Olympic SA Swimmer) and Kagiso Rabada (Proteas Men Cricketer) who were all nominated for the award.
Zwane’s club mate and Banyana Banyana player, Andile Dlamini, was named Sports Star of the Year beating Mathew Sates (Swimming) and Ashleigh Buhai (Golf).
The Sundowns goalkeeper took home R500 000.