KENYA BROWN - Monday, May 18, 2020
Sergino Dest has achieved a personal accolade with Ajax as the Dutch Eredivisie team announced the full-back as their Talent of the Year, putting him among some prestigious company.
The announcement, which came out on Friday, makes Dest the first American to receive the honor.
The 19-year-old was promoted to Ajax's first team this season after some impressive performances with the reserves in the Eerste Divisie. And he showed that he could adapt as he went to play in 35 games in all competitions, scoring two goals and notching six assists in the shortened season.
Dest's now shares this honor with the likes of former Ajax players Rafael van der Vaart, Jan Vertonghen, Christian Eriksen and Matthijs de Ligt.