Voting will be open through multiple platforms until August 5
The nominees for the UAE Pro League Awards 2020-2021 have been announced, and the voting is scheduled to take place from the 2nd to the 5th of August, with the winners set to be revealed in a highly anticipated ceremony on August 16.
The Golden Ball for the best Emirati player will see competition between Abdullah Ramadan, Ali Mabkhout, Khalifa Al Hammadi (Al Jazira), Abdulaziz Haikal (Shabab Al Ahli), AbdulSalam Mohammed, Majid Rashid (Ittihad Kalba), Fabio Lima (Al Wasl), Suhail Al Noubi, Sultan Al Shamsi (Bani Yas), and Shaheen AbdulRahman (Sharjah).
As for the Golden Ball handed to the best foreign player, the nominees are Thulani Serero, Milos Kosanovic (Al Jazira), Sasa Ivkovic, Nicolas Gimenez, Gaston Suarez, Joao Pedro (Bani Yas), Ryan Mendes, Toze (Al Nasr), Dodo (Khorfakkan), and Cartabia (Shabab Al Ahli).
Mahdi Ali (Shabab Al Ahli), Marcel Keizer (Al Jazira), Daniel Isaila (Bani Yas), Abdulaziz AlAnbari (Sharjah), and Jorge Da Silva (Ittihad Kalba) will be vying for the Leader award for the best coach.
The Golden Glove award for the best goalkeeper will see competition between Fahad Al Dhanhani (Bani Yas), Adel Al Hosani (Sharjah), Jamal Abdullah (Ittihad Kalba), Ali Khaseif (Al Jazira), and Majed Nasser (Shabab Al Ahli).
Meanwhile, the Golden Boy for the best young Emirati player list includes Majid Rashid (Ittihad Kalba), Ahmed AlHammadi (Al Dhafra), Hussain Mahdi (Al Nasr), Ali Saleh (Al Wasl), and Khalid Salem (Hatta).
As for the newly introduced Golden Boy award dedicated to the best young player in the resident and born in the UAE categories, the shortlist includes Igor Jesus (Shabab Al Ahli), Lucas Pimenta (Al Wahda), Ahmed Abunamous (Bani Yas), Gláuber Lima (Al Nasr), Oumar Traore, Mohamed Rabii (Al Jazira), Luan Pereira (Sharjah), Braian Ramirez (Hatta), Moftau Owolabi, and Mohamed Mustafa (Fujairah).
Multiple voting channels:
The UAE Pro League offers multiple voting channels, as fans can cast their votes through the UAEPL official website and mobile app.
In addition, fans will be able to vote for the fans’ player of the year, the goal of the season, and the best online sports platform through the UAEPL’s official social media accounts.