THE GAME'S first Indigenous Brownlow medallist, or an AFL Legend who has collected almost every other accolade available in the sport?

That's the dilemma facing fans in the second week one match-up as we search for The Deadliest – the Greatest Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander footballer.

>> Watch the first episode of Yokayi Footy on Wednesday, March 18 at 8pm AEDT on NITV, AFL.com.au, the AFL Live App, SBS Viceland and SBS On Demand

As the new Yokayi Footy show launches in partnership with NITV and AFL.com.au, the 16 contenders have been placed into a tournament-style bracket, based on their career achievements and the selectors' votes. 

THE DEADLIEST How were the 16 contenders chosen, and who missed out? 

You can vote below, then tune in to Yokayi Footy each week to find out the winners.

BUDDY v EDDIE Vote on week one's other marquee match-up

Match-up 2: Gavin Wanganeen v Barry Cable

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The Deadliest: Gavin Wanganeen v Barry Cable

Agile, clever and supremely skilled players from different eras - Who gets your vote?

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Gavin Wanganeen

  • Essendon/Port Adelaide
  • Kokatha
  • 300 games, 202 goals, Australian Football Hall of Fame, Indigenous Team of the Century, Essendon Team of the Century, two-time AFL premiership player, 1993 Brownlow Medal, five-time All-Australian

Wanganeen's 1993 season with the Baby Bombers was a ground-breaking success from an individual and team point of view.

He became the first Indigenous player to win a Brownlow Medal, while Essendon surprised the football world and won the Grand Final

After starting his career with the Port Adelaide Magpies in the SANFL, Wanganeen returned to South Australia in 1997 to become Port Adelaide's inaugural AFL captain in 1997.

The two-club star was the first Indigenous player to reach the 300-game milestone in the AFL

Barry Cable

  • Perth/North Melbourne/East Perth
  • Noongar
  • 383 games, 505 goals, Australian Football Hall of Fame – Legend Status, West Australian Football Hall of Fame – Legend Status, Indigenous Team of the Century, North Melbourne Team of the Century, four-time WAFL premiership player, two-time VFL premiership player, three-time Sandover medallist, three-time Simpson medallist, two-time All Australian

Regarded as one of the greatest rovers of all time, Barry Cable's extensive list of accolades speaks for itself.

Including representative football, Cable played 405 games in total, a record for most games by a West Australian.

Cable was part of North Melbourne's first two premierships in 1975 and 1977, playing alongside Malcolm Blight, Wayne Schimmelbusch and David Dench.

Cable's seven best and fairest awards at Perth is a club record.

Tune in to Yokayi Footy each Wednesday at 8pm AEDT on NITV, AFL.com.au, the AFL Live App, SBS Viceland and SBS On Demand.  

Head to afl.com.au/deadliest each week to cast your vote for the Greatest Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander player