Claudio Ranieri, Harry Kane pick up monthly Premier League awards
Kane netted six times in the league in March to climb to the top of the scoring charts on 22 goals.
New Delhi - Premier League leaders Leicester City had another reason to smile after manager Claudio Ranieri was named the Premier League manager of the month for March. Meanwhile Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane bagged the EPL players of the month award.
Ranieri guided his team to three wins and a draw during the month to consolidate their position at the top of the table, where they currently sit seven points clear of Tottenham with six games to play.
— Leicester City (@LCFC) April 8, 2016
This is the second time this season that Ranieri, who has also been named Italian coach of the year on the back of Leicester`s remarkable season, has won the award.
He saw off competition from fellow managers in West Ham United's Slaven Bilic, Swansea City boss Francesco Guidolin and Bournemouth`s Eddie Howe.
The Foxes began the month with a 2-2 home draw with West Bromwich Albion, followed by three 1-0 wins against Watford, Newcastle United and Crystal Palace.
Meanwhile, Kane netted six times in the league in March to climb to the top of the scoring charts on 22 goals, three ahead of his closest rival, Leicester City`s Jamie Vardy.
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) April 8, 2016
This is the second season in succession that Kane has hit in excess of 20+ goals in the Premier League,