China's Wang Shuang named AFC Women's Player of the Year
The AFC Annual Awards 2018 has come to a conclusion with China's Wang Shuang bagging the Women's Player of the Year Award.
Wang beat the two other candidates - Australian striker Samantha Kerr and Japan's Saki Kumagai.
Wang Shuang signed a two-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain in August, 2018. [Photo: IC]
Wang, currently playing for European club Paris Saint-Germain, has represented her country at the highest level, helping China win the bronze medal in Asian Cups and silver at the Asian Games.
The 23-year-old was also the top scorer at the Asian games with 12 goals.
Meantime, Al-Sadd and Qatar defender Abdelkarim Hassan was named Men's Player of the Year, while AFC Champions League winner Kashima Antlers manager Go Oiwa was given the Coach of the Year award.