Not just Olympians in the list...
from the CPSL
November 21, 1999
The CPSL announced their major individual award winners on Sunday afternoon and perhaps surprisingly, the list was not a sweep by the league's most dominant team, the Toronto Olympians.
The Olympians, who have yet to lose a regular season match in two seasons of CPSL play did however capture the major award of the day when Elvis Thomas was named the league's most valuable player for 1999. Thomas scored over 20 goals this year while the Olympians swept the lague winning the regular season, cup and play-off titles. Only teammate Eddy Berdusco scored more goals than Thomas in 1999.
Thomas also received the ultimate honour earlier this season when national team coach Holger Osieck named him to Canada's national team squad for the Gold Cup qualifying tournament. Thomas came in as a last minute replacement for Thomasz Radzinski who failed to show for the tournament. Thomas became the first CPSL player to be called up for full national team duty (while playing in the league).
Olympian coach David Gee was also an award winner on the day sharing the coach of the year award with Tony Laferrara of London City. London reached the league play-offs finishing in fourth place.
Other award winners on the day:
George Azcurra, Toronto Croatia was named goalkeeper of the year.
Semir Mesanovic, London City was named Rookie of the Year.
Silviu Petrescu was named referee of the year.
The Olympians picked up the Fair Play Award.
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