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Thu, 30 May 2019 13:43 - Updated Thu, 30 May 2019 13:43

Gelson Dala elected Portugal's Rio Ave player of the year

Luanda - The Portuguese football team Rio Ave elected on Wednesday the 22-year old Angolan striker Gelson Dala as player of the year of the season 2018/2019, although he was not the squad?s top scorer.

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Gelson during the game against Bourkina Faso (File)

Photo: Rosário dos Santos

The player received several compliments from many Angolan citizens in the internet.

Despite the fact that the young striker was forced off several times due to injuries the player played 26 games and scored seven goals.

Gelson Dala,who started his football career at Angola’s 1º de Agosto football team, is seen as prominent player by his current squad and national team.

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