20 Nov 2013

Rojas and Smith win Oceania player of the year awards

5:41 am on 20 November 2013

New Zealand footballers Marco Rojas and Rebecca Smith have been named the Oceania players of the year.

Rojas, who had an outstanding A-League season with Melbourne Victory, now plays in Germany.

He won the poll ahead of All Whites teammate Winston Reid and New Caledonia's Georges Gope-Fenepej.

In the women's field Smith, who also plays in Germany, edged out Football Ferns teammates Ria Percival and Amber Hearn to earn the accolade for the second consecutive year.