Hero ISL players win big at the Indian Football Awards 2023
The annual Indian Football Awards organised by the Football Players’ Association of India (FPAI) took place at the Paljor Stadium in Gangtok, Sikkim, on Saturday.
Hero Indian Super League (ISL) Shield winners Mumbai City FC bagged three honours in the prestigious award ceremony.
Mumbai City FC ace winger Lallianzuala Chhangte and midfielder maestro Greg Stewart picked up the ‘Indian player of the year’ and Foreign player of the year’ awards respectively. Meanwhile, head coach Des Buckingham was awarded the title of ‘Coach of the year.’
Bengaluru FC prodigy Sivasakthi Narayanan was adjudged as the ‘Youngest Player of the year.’
Indian Football Awards is an annual award given by the FPAI in different categories on the basis of votes given by registered footballers.
Here is the list of all award winners:
Indian Player of the Year (Woman): Grace Dangmei
Young Indian Player of the Year (Woman): Naketa Bishnoi
Young Player of the year: Sivasakthi Narayanan
Indian Player of the year: Lallianzuala Chhangte
Foreign Player of the year: Greg Stewart
Coach of the year: Des Buckingham
Around 400 registered players had taken part in voting this time. The event was jointly hosted by Football Development Private Limited (FDPL) and Football Players’ Association of Sikkim (FPAS).