The Malta Football Players Association released the nominees for the MFPA Men’s Best XI ahead of the MFPA Awards 2021.
Players from the Premier league who are members of MFPA will be the ones that vote for these awards.
Those who want to vote but are not as yet MFPA members can join now: https://www.maltafpa.com/member-registration
The nominees are:
- goalkeepers Manuel Bartolo (Hamrun), Jake Galea (Sliema), Christoffer Mafoumbi (Mosta);
- left backs Ryan Camenzuli (Floriana), Juan Carlos Corbalan (Hamrun), Gabriel Izquier (Hibs);
- right backs Cain Attard (Birkirkara), Karl Micallef (Hamrun), Enmy Pena Beltre (Valletta);
- central defenders Andrei Agius (Hibs), Steve Borg (Gzira), Darko Gojkovic (Hamrun), Enrico Pepe (Birkirkara), Elkin Serrano (Hamrun), Kurt Shaw (Sliema);
- midfielders Claudio Bonanni (Birkirkara), Gilmar Ribeiro (Sliema/Hibs), Alan da Silva Souza (Santa Lucia), Predrag Djordjevic (Hamrun), Jake Grech (Hibs), Matthew Guillaumier (Hamrun), Bjorn Kristensen (Hibs), Emersonn Marcelina (Hamrun), Nikolai Muscat (Gzira);
- forwards Ricardo Correa (Gzira), Martin Davis (Gzira), Jurgen Degabriele (Hibs), Christ Ememe (Mosta), Joseph Mbong (Hamrun), Luke Montebello (Birkirkara), Kevin Ante Rosero (Santa Lucia), Franklin Sasere (Hamrun), Ailton Jorge Soares ‘Dodo’ (Hamrun)
Meanwhile with regards to the Challenge League, five awards will be presented, one for every position, as well as an overall best player award from Malta’s second-tier league.
Players from the Challenge League who are members of MFPA will be the ones that vote for these awards. Those who want to vote but are not as yet MFPA members can join now: https://www.maltafpa.com/member-registration
The nominees are:
- goalkeepers Matthew Grech (Zebbug), Philip Schranz (Pembroke), Nicky Vella (Marsa);
- defenders Jonathan Bondin (Marsa), Christian Gauci (San Gwann), Adolphus Marshall (Pembroke);
- midfielders Clive Gauci (Zebbug), Jackson Lima (Marsa), James Scicluna (Pieta);
- forwards Lydon Micallef (Marsa), Ibrahim Salis (Swieqi), Abdeen Temitope Abdul (Pembroke).