Chan Minea Homeless World Cup player of the tournament

The 2016 Homeless World Cup male player of the tournament is Cambodia's Chan Minea. Up against 400 plus player's for this prestigious award Minea was both shocked and delighted when his name was called out. Considering the great talent on show all week its an amazing achievement for a 16 year old from the streets of Phnom Penh to win this trophy. Minea gives everything for his team mates and country and as team captain he led by example. With a superb first touch, a great right foot and the heart of a Khmer warrior he inspired his team mates to a famous victory against Sweden with four goals in a 8-2 victory in the Men's Globe final.  

 

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After receiving the award Minea said the following "To be voted best player of the Homeless World Cup is the most amazing moment of my life. I can't believe I won it. I want to dedicate this trophy to my team mates and my coaches without them I would not have won. Also this award is for my family back home and for the people of Cambodia"



Minea shoots for goal against Austria

No one made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.

Edmund Burke, Irish orator, philosopher, & politician (1729 - 1797)