Voting has begun for Sporting Kansas City's annual team awards, to be presented at the club's Pitch Black celebration on Saturday, Oct. 19, at Sporting Park, Kansas City, Kan.
Fans can vote online at SportingKC.com/PitchBlack through 5 p.m. on Oct. 16.
Pitch Black will welcome fans alongside Sporting Kansas City players and coaches for a night of drinks, dining and live entertainment on the field at Sporting Park from 7 to 11 p.m. on Oct. 19. Tickets are available for $100 with proceeds benefiting The Victory Project in its mission to help kids in Kansas City who have cancer. Visit SportingKC.com/PitchBlack for more information.
Sporting Kansas City will recognize eight award winners in 2013 in the following categories:
• Newcomer of the Year (voting now open)
• Offensive Player of the Year (voting begins Thursday)
• Defensive Player of the Year, (voting begins Thursday)
• Goal of the Year, (voting begins Friday)
• Most Valuable Player, (voting begins Friday)
• Golden Boot, (top goal scorer)
• Humanitarian of the Year (chosen by club)
• Bob Gansler Award (Outstanding Academy Player), (chosen by club)
SportingKC.com provides statistics, player bios and video highlights for each of the 2013 award nominees.
- Story from Sporting KC