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Portia Modise, the first African player to score 100 international goals, scoops the R1m prize, which is determined by public votes BANYANA Banyana star Portia Modise beat the biggest names of South African sport to win the big-money SA Sports Star of Year Award at a glittering function in Sandton last night.Modise, the first African player to score 100 international goals, scooped the R1m prize, which is determined by public votes.Her rivals were swimmer Chad Le Clos, cricketer AB de Villiers, Springbok eighth man Duane Vermeulen, rejuvenated athlete Khotso Mokoena and Boston Marathon king Ernst van Dyk.The prize comes at the perfect time for Modise, who recently said in an interview that she was so short of cash she would not be able to buy Christmas presents for her family.In the other categories, voted by a panel of judges, there was consolation for Le Clos, who won seven medals at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, and Van Dyk.The swimming star won Sportsman of the Year while para-cy...

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