Petr Cech has been voted Czech Republic Player of the Year for a record eighth time following an impressive display in during the year in review.
The Arsenal goalkeeper has been in fine form this season, keeping 17 clean sheets for his new club and breaking the all-time Premier League record for shut-outs against Bournemouth in December.
Cech also helped his country to qualify for the European Championship in France.
The goal tender who joined Arsenal from Chelsea last summer beats beat David Lafata and Vladimir Darida to the award, which is voted for by players, coaches, officials and journalists.
Former Chelsea keeper Cech first claimed the award in 2005, the year he was instrumental in helping the Blues win the Premier League title for the first time in 50 years.
The 33-year-old left Stamford Bridge for the Emirates at the end of last season after securing four Premier League titles and a Champions League winner’s medal. He also set a club record 220 clean sheets with the Londoners.
Cech sustained a calf injury in the FA Cup defeat to Watford on March 13 but is expected to be back in action shortly after the international break.
Defeats in the FA Cup to Watford and a 5-1 humbling in the Champions League from Barcelona hasn’t stopped Cech picking up the award for a record eight time, his first dating back to 2005.
Sparta Prague striker David Lafata, who picked up the award last year, finished in second while Hertha Berlin midfielder Vladimir Darida finished third.