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John is June ‘Player of the Month’
MIC-IT St Ann’s Rangers goalkeeper Cleon John has been voted the Wendy’s Player of the Month for June in the 2017 Pro League season.
Despite being the shot-stopper for bottom of the table Rangers, John has tallied the most points gathered from coaches and match officials for the month of June to take the honour.
The 35-year-old over-looked T&T international was honoured at Wendy’s Ariapita Avenue outlet in Woodbrook on Friday.
Speaking after collecting his award, Johns said: “The mentality I have keeps me driven and the players around me who push me to do better are also a plus.”
The Diego Martin-born John, who was recently influential in Rangers’ 1-0 win over Morvant Caledonia United last Sunday with a number of crucial stops said while joining Rangers last season came a surprise to many, it was in fact a personal challenge for him.
“Rangers are one of my home clubs and they are a club people always watch as down,” said the former Defence Force, San Juan Jabloteh and North East Stars goalkeeper.
“So I joined to give my experience and to try and bring them back up as one of the top teams in the Pro League.”
John said it is a great feeling that people continue to notice his performances.
“My ambition is to continue to always work hard and to try and always be a top goalkeeper in T&T and to keep Rangers up in the Pro League to try and win Cups.
Also I will always be working hard to get call-ups to the national team,” said the Rangers keeper.