26 Mar 2010

Fans to decide player of the match awards at world cup

6:50 pm on 26 March 2010

Football fans from around the world, rather than FIFA officials, will determine the man-of-the-match awards at this year's World Cup in South Africa.

The technical study group of world football's governing body have until now selected the best player from each game, but for the first time it will be left to online and mobile text voting.