The All-India Football Federation (AIFF) has named Rahul Gupta as the Best Referee for the 2022-23 season, and Kishan Chand Joshi as the Best Assistant Referee.
The All India Football Federation (AIFF), on Tuesday, announced the awards for the Best Referee and the Assistant Referee for the season 2022-2023 as part of the AIFF Awards for the season.
Notably, Rahul Gupta, 36, is one of the most experienced footballers in the domestic circuit and overall, he had officiated in 30 matches in the domestic leagues in the last two seasons.
Meanwhile, in other awards, India and Mumbai City FC winger Lallianzuala Chhangte was recently announced as the Men’s Footballer of the Year, on the back of his impressive performance in the Indian Super League (ISL) and for the national team.
On the other hand, the Women Player of the Year award went to international player Manisha Kalyan after its Annual General Meeting in Bengaluru.
The Men’s Coach of the Year award went to former India player Clifford Miranda, who guided Odisha FC to Super Cup triumph and also AFC Cup qualification.
The current head coach of the U-17 team, Priya Parathi Valappil, a former India international player, was named Women’s Coach of the Year.