Bertos named Phoenix's best

Wellington striker Leo Bertos has capped off a fantastic Hyundai A-League season by being named Phoenix's best at the club's annual awards function in the capital on Friday night.

Wellington striker Leo Bertos has capped off a fantastic Hyundai A-League season by being named Phoenix's best at the club's annual awards function in the capital on Friday night.

Phoenix coaching staff used a 3-2-1 voting system for each game throughout the season to determine the winner, Bertos was the clear victor on 23 votes putting him eight ahead of defensive midfielder Jon McKain (15).

Skipper Andrew Durante, defender Ben Sigmund and goalkeeper Glen Moss each earned 13 votes to share third place.

Sigmund was named Members' Player of the Year after a stellar season ancoring the back four, while star striker Shane Smeltz picked up the remaining awards.

He won the club-s Golden Boot award (12 goals from 20 games), and was named Players- Player of the Year and Media Player of the Year.