UNFP reveals its nominees for 2024 award ceremony

The French players’ union, the UNFP, have announced their nominees for the 2024 awards, which are widely recognised in France as one the most prestigious events of the season. 

The ceremony will take place on the 13th of May. Last year’s Player of the Year was won by Kylian Mbappé for the fourth time in a row, while his teammate Nuno Mendes won Young Player of the Year for Ligue 1. 

The Manager of the Year was Franck Haise as he guided RC Lens to their runners-up finish, while the Goalkeeper of the Year was Brice Samba.

Ligue 2 Player of the Year

Himad Abdelli (Angers), Gauthier Hein (AJ Auxerre), Ilan Kebbal (Paris FC), Alexandre Mendy (SM Caen), Gaëtan Perrin. 

Ligue 2 Goalkeeper of the Year

Yahia Fofana (Angers), Gautier Larsonneur (ASSE), Donovan Léon (Auxerre), Brice Maubleu (Grenoble), Mamadou Samassa (Laval)

Ligue 2 Manager of the Year 

Olivier Dall’Oglio (ASSE), Alexandre Dujeux (Angers), Olivier Frapolli (Laval), Christophe Pélissier (Auxerre), Didier Santini (Rodez AF)

D1 Player of the Year

Tabitha Chawinga (PSG), Grace Geyoro (PSG), Ada Hegerberg (Lyon), Lindsey Horan (Lyon), Sakina Karchaoui (PSG)

D1 Young Player of the Year

Korbin Albert (PSG), Vicki Bècho (Lyon), Melchie Dumornay (Lyon), Louna Ribadeira (Paris FC), Thiniba Samoura (PSG)

D1 Goalkeeper of the Year

Christiane Endler (Lyon), Katarzyna Kiedrzynek (PSG), Chloé N’Gazi (Fleury), Chiamaka Nnadozie (Paris FC), Kinga Szemik (Reims)

Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year 

Eliesse Ben Seghir (Monaco), Rayan Cherki (Lyon), Désiré Doué (Rennes), Leny Yoro (Lille), Warren Zaïre-Emery (PSG)

Ligue 1 Goalkeeper of the Year

Marco Bizot (Brest), Marcin Bułka (Nice), Lucas Chevalier (Lille), Gianluigi Donnarumma (PSG), Brice Samba (Lens)

Ligue 1 Manager of the Season 

Luka Elsner (Le Havre), Luis Enrique (PSG), Paulo Fonseca (Lille), Franck Haise (Lens), Eric Roy (Brest)

Best French Player Abroad 

Eduardo Camavinga (Real Madrid), Antoine Griezmann (Atlético de Madrid), Mike Maignan (AC Milan), William Saliba (Arsenal), Aurélien Tchouaméni (Real Madrid)

Ligue 1 Player of the Season

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Marseille), Ousmane Dembélé (PSG), Pierre Lees-Melou (Brest), Kylian Mbappé (PSG), Edon Zhegrova (Lille)

GFFN | Nick Hartland

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