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FANS TO VOTE FOR VAUXHALL NORTHERN IRELAND PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Northern Ireland fans are being given the chance to vote for their Vauxhall Northern Ireland player of the Year thanks to lead sponsor Vauxhall.
The Irish FA and Vauxhall are launching the inaugural Vauxhall Northern Ireland Men’s and Women’s Player of the Year award to celebrate an outstanding 2015 for Michael O’Neill and his team.
Michael O’Neill’s team made history as they qualified for their first major tournament since 1986 by reaching the Euro 2016 finals in France after topping their qualifying group.
Fans will be able decide on their favourite four players by voting on Twitter using the hashtag #GAWAPOTY between December 16-21.
Once the final four are selected fans will be able to vote for the inaugural Vauxhall Northern Ireland Player of the Year for both the men’s and women’s team on vauxhallfootball.co.uk from December 22.
The winners will be announced in March when the team start their preparations for next summer’s tournament.
Andrew Curley, Head of Sponsorship and Events at Vauxhall, said: “The fans have been at the heart of the team’s journey throughout the year and it is only right that they have their say on who is their player of the year.
“It will be a tough choice as every player has been terrific in helping the team be so successful over the past 12 months.
“The side have done remarkably well and we’re looking forward to supporting Michael’s team in France along with the green and white army,” he added.
Follow @VauxhallNI for all the latest Northern Ireland news and events ahead of Euro 2016.
Voting for the inaugural Vauxhall Northern Ireland Player of the Year for both men and women will take place on vauxhallfootball.co.uk from December 22.