The UNFP Awards were held in Paris early this evening as a celebration of an exciting season in French football, recognising the successes of individuals in France’s top two leagues as well as in the women’s game.
The list of winners and prizes as follows:
UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the Year: Alexandre Lacazette (Lyon)
UNFP Ligue 1 Team of the Year: Mandanda, Maxwell, David Luiz, Thiago Silva, Jallet, Payet, Verratti, Pastore, Lacazette, Ibrahimovic, Fekir.
UNFP Ligue 1 Goalkeeper of the Year: Steve Mandanda (Marseille)
UNFP Ligue 1 Goal of the Year: Julian Palmieri (SC Bastia)
UNFP Ligue 1 Manager of the Year 2015: Laurent Blanc (PSG)
UNFP Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year: Nabil Fékir (Lyon)
UNFP Ligue 2 Team of the Year: Petric, Carole, Traore, Rincon, Martins Pereira, Diaw, Nivet, Ndoye, Kodjia, Le Bihan, Toko Ekambi.
UNFP Ligue 2 Manager of the Year: Jean Marc Furlan (ESTAC Troyes)
UNFP Ligue 2 Goalkeeper of the Year: Denis Petric (ESTAC Troyes)
UNFP Ligue 2 Player of the Year: Jonathan Kodjia (Angers)
UNFP Ligue 1 Referee of the Year Award: Ruddy Buquet
UNFP Ligue 2 Referee of the Year Award: Stéphane Jochem
UNFP Honorary Award Winner: Eric Abidal
UNFP Women’s Player of the Year: Eugenie Le Sommer (Lyon)
UNFP Peace and Sport trophy is awarded to the “Football People, Proud of Our Differences” campaign.
UNFP Charitable Acts Winner: Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)