Red Bulls defender Kemar Lawrence has been nominated for two CONCACAF awards — defender of the year and goal of the year.
Lawrence, who finished an outstanding year for club and country, scored one of the most historic goals for Jamaica in its 1-0 semifinal triumph over defending champion Mexico at the Rose Bowl in the CONCACAF Gold Cup in July. He connected on the game-winner off a marvelous 24-yard free kick in the 88th minute.
The 25-year-old Lawrence started 23 games, playing in 24 over 2,076 minutes for New York this season, mostly at left back.
During the Gold Cup, the 5-10, 160-lb. Lawrence started all six games for the Reggae Boyz.
Lawrence’s free kick for the Reggae Boyz in theGold Cup is one of 10 goals up the award.
You can vote at CONCACAF.com.