Cahill nominated for top AIS award

Socceroos veteran Tim Cahill has received a boost ahead of next week’s Asian Cup opener after being nominated for Sports Personality of the Year at the AIS Sport Performance Awards (ASPAs).

Cahill has been named as one of seven finalists for the inaugural award and will face stiff competition from the likes of cricketer Mitchell Johnson and surfing superstar Sally Fitzgibbons.

The award recognises individuals who have achieved success not only on the field but also made a positive impact ‘off the field’ which is recognised by the public.

Cahill enjoyed a stellar 2014 which included a nomination for FIFA goal of the year for his stunning volley at the World Cup and was also named the best player in the MLS at the annual ESPY awards.

The Sports Personality of the Year award is decided by the public with voting open from today (January 2 nd ) and closing on 1 st February.

CLICK HERE to vote for Tim.

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