LIVE – UNFP Trophies: Messi shunned the ceremony to attend… a Coldplay concert in Barcelona


The eleven type of the season in Ligue 2

Desmas (Le Havre) – Nkounkou (ASSE), Sangante (HAC), Barbet (Bordeaux), Ven den Kerkhof (Bastia) – Lekhal (HAC), Richardson (HAC), Bouchouari (ASSE) – Krasso (ASSE), Mikautadze ( Metz), Maja (Bordeaux)


Absent from the ceremony, Messi is in Barcelona

Not present at the UNFP trophy ceremony, Lionel Messi is currently in Barcelona where he is attending the Coldplay concert.


Georges Mikautadze voted best player in Ligue 2

The title of best Ligue 2 player goes to Georges Mikautadze (Metz). He dethrones the Toulousain Branco van den Boomen.

“We will have to win the match against Bastia to go back to Ligue 1. I would like to thank the club who trusted me, but also the players who voted for me.”


Desmas voted best goalkeeper in Ligue 2

The title of best Ligue 2 goalkeeper goes to Arthur Desmas (Le Havre). He succeeds Benjamin Leroy (Ajaccio).


Elsner voted best coach in Ligue 2

The trophy for best Ligue 2 coach goes to Luka Elsner. The Le Havre coach succeeds Philippe Montanier who won this trophy after bringing Toulouse back to the top flight. Remember that the Normans are not yet sure to go back to the top flight, despite their current leading position.

“This season is challenging and exciting. I have a lot of respect for the other Ligue 2 coaches. Every day, I measure how lucky I am to work with the players and my staff.”


Parisians worried about Rico will not speak to the press

This afternoon, a meeting was held at Paris Saint-Germain to maintain or not the presence of the players of the capital club this evening at the UNFP Trophies. No player should speak to the press after receiving their trophy. Post-trophy reactions should only be reserved for the broadcaster, on set.

The reason: the sad news that fell this morning concerning Sergio Rico’s accident. Players don’t want to celebrate while their keeper is in “very serious” condition.

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Munetsi elected Citizen Player

The Citizen Player trophy goes to Marshall Munetsi (Reims). He succeeds Mamadou Sakho.


Brice Samba voted best goalkeeper in Ligue 1

After Gianluigi Donnarumma last year, it’s the turn of Brice Samba (RC Lens) to receive the trophy for best goalkeeper in Ligue 1.

“It has been a very good season. I would like to thank my teammates, the coach and my family. This trophy rewards our season. It was a very good evening yesterday (at Bollaert). We hope to represent France well in the Champions League. I came back to France to show what I’m worth, and it went well.”


The eleven type of female D1

Endler (OL) – Karchaoui (PSG), Renard (OL), De Almeida (PSG), Carpenter (OL) – Le Garrec (Fleury), Horan (Lyon), Geyoro (PSG) – Kouassi (Fleury), Diani (PSG) ), Cascarino (OL)


Aulas reacts to Cascarino’s award

“Delphine is the best player in the championship, and has brought a lot to OL. We were happy to prepare for the World Cup.”


Cascarino voted best player of D1

In the running with Kadidiatou Diani (PSG), Grace Geyoro (PSG), Melchie Dumornay (Reims) and Rosemonde Kouassi, the Lyonnaise Delphine Cascarino receives from the hands of Jean-Michel Aulas, the title of best player of D1.

“Thanks to my teammates, I was able to have a great season. For me, it’s also a collective trophy.”


Frazer proud of her season with PSG and Les Bleues

“Receiving this award for a second year, I’m happy about it. I had my first minutes in Bleues, it was one of my goals and I hope to continue like that.”


Endler’s reaction

“I am very happy to still be here. Sharing this moment with President Aulas is special”


Endler and Frazer rewarded

Christiane Endler (OL) is named D1’s best goalkeeper. Laurina Frazer (PSG) is designated as the best hope of D1. Both players received the trophies from the hands of Aulas.


Aulas wants to hoist women’s football

Present at the ceremony, Jean-Michel Aulas was treated to a message from Karim Benzema which designates him as “the best president.”

In response, the former leader thanked his former player, and assured that he wanted “to take women’s football as high as possible.”


Benzema voted best French player playing abroad

Already a winner last season, Karim Benzema is once again named the best French player playing abroad.

“It’s a nice trophy, it’s more special when it’s players who vote. I’m very happy to still have it. The link with Ligue 1 still exists even if I haven’t been there for a long time. more. I’m keeping an eye on it.”


François Letexier named best central referee in Ligue 1

The interim president of the FFF Philippe Diallo presents the trophy for best central referee in Ligue 1 to Francois Letexier. The title of best assistant referee goes to Hisham Zakrani.


Nuno Mendes named Ligue 1’s best hope

Nuno Mendes succeeds William Saliba and is elected best hope of Ligue 1.

After getting ahead Bradley Barcola (OL), Ryan Cherki (OL), Elie Place (Montpellier) and Eliesse Ben Seghir (Monaco), the Portuguese shared his joy at winning this award, and had words for his hospitalized teammate Sergio Rico.

“I’m very happy to win this trophy, I couldn’t win it last year. I would like to thank my teammates and my coaches. We are all with Sergio Rico, we hope he comes back soon.”


Mbappé arrives like a king

The world champion, who is aiming for a 4th best player trophy, which would be a record, arrived at the last moment, a few moments before the start of the ceremony.


Lionel Messi fails

Lionel Messi, named in the best player category, will not attend the UNFP trophy ceremony.


For Openda, Mbappé deserves the trophy for the best player

The Lensois striker is also named in this category, along with Jonathan David, Seko Fofana and Lionel Messi.


The evening is getting ready

The first guests arrive on the red carpet of the Pavillon Gabriel. The evening will begin as a reminder at 9 p.m.


Candidates for the title of best player of D1

Delphine Cascarino (OL), Kadidiatou Diani (PSG), Grace Geyoro (PSG), Melchie Dumornay (Rheims) and Rosemonde Kouassi (FC Fleury) are the nominees. Seriously injured for several months, Marie-Antoinette Katoto had been voted best player.


Candidates for the title of best Ligue 2 coach

Regis Brouard (Bastia), Olivier Echouafni (Quevilly-Rouen), david script (Girondins of Bordeaux), Luka Elsner (Le Havre) and Laurent Guyot (FC Annecy) are the coaches likely to succeed Philippe Montanier.


The nominees for the title of best goalkeeper in Ligue 2

Benjamin Leroy’s successor who was named the best goalkeeper in Ligue 2 will be either: Alexandre Oukidja (FC Metz), Gaetan Poussin (Girondins of Bordeaux), Arthur Desmas (Le Havre), Gautier Larsonneur (BAKE) or Brice Maubleu (Grenoble).


The nominees for the title of best Ligue 2 player

In Ligue 2, the candidates to succeed Branco Van den Boomen who was voted best player are: Niels Nkounkou (ASSE), Josh Maja (Girondins of Bordeaux), Victor Lekhal (Le Havre), Jean-Philippe Krasso (ASSE) and Georges Mikautadze (FC Metz).


The nominees for the title of best Ligue 1 coach

Elected the best Ligue 1 coach last season, Bruno Génésio is not a candidate for this title this time. The victory will be decided between Igor Tudor (ABOUT), Franck Haise (Lens), Philippe Montanier (Toulouse), Paulo Fonseca (Lille) and Pascal Gastien (Clermont).


Candidates for the title of best hope of Ligue 1

Last season, William Saliba today at Arsenal was voted Ligue 1’s best hope. Bradley Barcola (OL), Ryan Cherki (OL), Elie Place (Montpellier), Nuno Mendes (PSG) and Eliesse Ben Seghir are the candidates for this title.


Candidates for the title of best goalkeeper in Ligue 1

For his first season at PSG, Gianluigi Donnarumma had been voted best goalkeeper in Ligue 1. This year again, the Italian is applying for the same trophy. It is competed by Lucas Chevalier (Lille), Anthony Lopes (OL), Brice Samba (lens) and Pau Lopez (ABOUT).


The nominees for the title of best Ligue 1 player

For the 4th time, Kylian Mbappe has the opportunity to become the best player in Ligue 1 again. His teammate at PSG Lionel Messi is also one of the nominees. Just like the Lensois Fofana School et Loïs Apenda. Lille jonathan david is also present.


Hello everyone !

Welcome to this live commentary of the 31st UNFP Trophies ceremony. Many prizes will be awarded to Ligue 1, Ligue 2 and D1 Arkéma players. The ceremony will begin at 9 p.m.

2023-05-28 20:00:46
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