WINNERS - 2016
The Football Players Association of India, Annual Awards night 2016, was held at the Cooperage Ground banquets in Mumbai, on Monday, April 25, 2016, from 8.00 pm, onwards. The following players were shortlisted according to the number of votes received from their fellow professional colleagues and the winners were declared at the Awards Night which was well attended by the big names in Indian Football. President Renedy Singh along with the other board members of the association were present at the awards gala. The following are the categories, shortlisted players and Winners.
INDIAN PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Jeje Lalpekhlua : Chennaiyin F.C. & Mohun Bagan A.C.
Bikash Jairu : East Bengal & F.C. Pune City
Sunil Chettri : Mumbai City F.C. & Bengaluru F.C.
David Lalrinmuana : Aizwal F.C.
Dhanachandra Singh : Chennaiyin F.C.& Mohun Bagan A.C.
WINNER - Jeje Lalpekhlua (Mohun Bagan)
YOUNG PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Kuman Udanta Singh : Bengaluru F.C.
Avinash Ruidas : Kingfisher East Bengal
Jayesh Rane : Chennaiyin F.C. & Mumbai F.C.
Malsawmzuala : Bengaluru F.C.
Nicholas Fernandes : Sporting Goa.
WINNER - Kuman Udanta Singh (Bengaluru F.C)
COACH OF THE YEAR
Sanjoy Sen - Mohun Bagan A.C.
Ashley Westwood - Bengaluru F.C.
Derrick Pereira - DSK Shivajians
Thangboi Singto - Shillong Lajong F.C.
Santosh Kashyap - Salgaocar F.C.
WINNER - Ashley Westwood (Bengaluru F.C)
FANS PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Augustine Fernandes - Salgaocar & Atletico de Kolkata
Chhuantea Fanai - Bengaluru F.C. & Mumbai City F.C.
Bikash Jairu - East Bengal & F.C. Pune City
Arata Izumi - Atletico de Kolkata & Mumbai F.C.
Debjit Majumdar - Mohun Bagan & Mumbai City F.C.
Aiborlang Khonjee - Shillong Lajong & North East United F.C.
David Lalrinmuana - Aizwal F.C.
Subrata Paul - Mumbai City F.C. & DSK Shivajians
Rowlin Borges - Sporting Clube de Goa.
WINNER - Debjit Majumdar ( Mohun Bagan & Mumbai City F.C)
Foreign Player of the year
Ranti Martins : EAST BENGAL
Darryl Duffy : SALGAOCAR
Katsumi Yusa : MOHUN BAGAN
Sony Nordy : MOHUN BAGAN
Cornell Glen : MOHUN BAGAN
WINNER - RANTI MARTINS (EAST BENGAL)