Harambee Stars defender Eric ‘Marcelo’ Ouma has been nominated for the defender of the year award in the Allsvenskan for the 2021 season.


Ouma who has been a revelation for AIK this season where they lost the title to Malmo through a goal difference will fight fellow teammate Alexander Milosevic and Djugardens Hjalmar Ekdal for the award.


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In the season, Ouma managed one goal and eight assists in the 29 games he played; the defender receiving four yellow cards in the process.


His sterling performances had seen him linked with a move away from AIK with the club having admitted that they would listen to offers for the player if the right deal came.


Allsvenskan Season 2021 Award Nominees

Goalkeeper of the Year category
Tim Rönning-IF Elfsborg
Johan Dahlin-Malmo FF
Carljohan Eriksson-Mjallby

Defender of the Year category
Alexander Milošević-AIK
Erick Otieno-AIK
Hjalmar Ekdal-Djugardens

Midfielder of the Year category
Magnus Eriksson-Djugardens
Oliver Berg-KalmarFF
Anders Christiansen-Malmo

Forward of the Year category
Victor Edvardsen-DIF Degerfors
Samuel Adegbenro- IFK Norrkoping
Antonio Colak-Malmo FF


Ouma in a past action for AIK

Most Valuable Players of the Year Category
Magnus Eriksson-Djugardens
Oliver Berg-Kalmar FF
Anders Christiansen-Malmo FF

Young Players of the Year category
Hampus Finndell-Djugardens
Akinkunmi Amoo- Hammarby
Veljko Birmancevic-Malmo FF

Coach of the Year category
Jimmy Thelin-IF Elfsborg 1904
Henrik Rydström-Kalmar FF
Joakim Persson-Varbergs


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