Gallery: Koko's pair of Precious awards

PUBLISHED: 11:11 14 May 2008 | UPDATED: 21:46 26 October 2009

Potters Bar player of the season Precious Koko with Craig Rocastle and boss Steve Browne

Potters Bar player of the season Precious Koko with Craig Rocastle and boss Steve Browne

POTTERS Bar Town defender Precious Koko scooped two awards at the club s end of season presentation evening on Saturday. The ever-reliable Koko was voted as both players player of the year and supporters player of the year. He has clearly impressed thos

Leading scorer Sam Adejokun wuth Craig Rocastle and boss Steve Browne

POTTERS Bar Town defender Precious Koko scooped two awards at the club's end of season presentation evening on Saturday.

The ever-reliable Koko was voted as both players' player of the year and supporters' player of the year.

He has clearly impressed those on and off the field in his first season with the Scholars.

Officials, fans, players and their families gathered at Parkfield to celebrate the end of Bar's Ryman League Division One North campaign.

The Scholars finished 17th in the table, well clear of the dreaded relegation zone.

Special guest on the night was ex-Chelsea, Oldham and Port Vale player Craig Rocastle, the cousin of former Arsenal great David Rocastle.

As well as the two awards collected by Koko, further trophies were handed out to players and others associated with the club by first team boss Steve Browne and chairman Peter Waller.

Browne gave the manager's award to his goalkeeper Ashlee Jones.

The former Southampton youngster is hoping to return to the professional game and he put in a number of first-rate displays in the season that has just finished.

Chairman Waller presented the Club Person award to Jane Raye for her work behind the scenes with the manager and all at the outfit.

Striker Sam Adejokun collected the top goalscorer award for netting a total of 16 times over the course of the campaign.

Captain George Sifonios was asked by his boss Browne to give defender Theo Daniels a new pair of white football boots.

In a speech the chairman thanked all those who worked at the club for their hard work.

He also thanked the WHT Potters Bar Edition for our coverage both photographically and editorially over the season.

On the playing side, Waller said he felt the club is moving in the right direction and with the current playing staff things look bright for next season.

In his first term as boss, Browne kept Bar in the Ryman League Division One North and has built a firm base on which the club can go forward.

At the awards he spoke of his pride at both keeping Bar in the division and seeing one of his players, Nathan Smith, making the step into professional football.

Full-back Smith signed for League One side Yeovil Town after a successful trial period with the Huish Park team.

He has since received rave reviews and was given the man-of-the match award in their game with Leeds United.

Browne praised his young squad but said they need to believe in their abilities and work hard if they want to follow Nathan Smith and make the grade as professionals.


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