Aziz Behich NAB Young Footballer of the Year January nominee

Aziz Behich is the January nominee for the NAB award

NAB Young Footballer of the Year - January nominee

Football Federation Australia and NAB are proud to announce the sixth nominee for the 2010/11 NAB Young Footballer of the Year Award.

Aziz Behich from Melbourne Heart was voted as the most outstanding U/21 player for the month of January.

Determined by a panel of experts the NAB Young Footballer of the Year - January nominee, Aziz Behich, was judged on his performance over weeks 21-25 of the Hyundai A-League 2010/11 season.

Aziz Behich is the sixth nominated player to be announced, in a list that includes North Queensland Fury-s Chris Payne, Adelaide United-s Mathew Leckie, Brisbane Roar-s Luke DeVere and Central Coast Mariners pair Mustafa Amini and Matthew Ryan. These six players will be joined in future weeks by one more U/21 player to qualify to be named the NAB Young Footballer of the Year at the Hyundai A-League Awards.

The overall winner will receive a $10,000 personal investment portfolio, a NAB Private Client Manager to assist with a range of banking and financial services, and the inaugural NAB Young Footballer of the Year Award.

To acknowledge the vital role junior football clubs play in the development of today-s young stars as they strive to reach their potential, NAB will also present a $3,000 equipment pack to Aziz Behich-s nominated junior club, Meadow Park Eagles Soccer Club.