ABU DHABI, 10th August, 2022 (WAM) — The UAE Pro League announced on Wednesday closing the voting on the list of nominees for the 2021-22 UAE Pro League Awards.
Voting for the UAE Pro League Best Awards got underway on Friday, 5th August, and continued through to 10th August, through the UAEPL’s official website, mobile apps, and its social media accounts.
The UAE Pro League is set to announce the nominees’ final shortlists during the upcoming days.
The UAE Pro League has previously announced that the 2021-2022 season awards ceremony will be held at Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi on August 27th, as the best in 15 categories will be honored during the ceremony.
The voting process saw high turnout from the fans through the UAEPL’s official website, mobile apps, and its social media accounts.
The awards are divided into three categories namely the vote-based category, the statistics-based category, and the criteria-based award.
The vote-based category includes the Golden Ball for the best Emirati player, the Golden Ball for the best foreign player, the Leader award for the best coach, the Golden Boy for the best young Emirati player, Golden Boy award for the best young player (Resident/Born in the UAE), the Golden Glove for the best goalkeeper of the year, the fans’ player of the year, the goal of the year, and the best the best online sports media platform.
Meanwhile, the statistics-based category includes the Golden Shoe for the league’s top scorer, the Silver Shoe for the top scorer of the U21 league, Highest Fan Attendance Award, the ADNOC Pro League’s Fantasy Manager of the Year, and the Dream Team.
The criteria-based award targets the Professional Excellence in Club Licensing.
It will be handed to the club that meets the criteria of the club licensing system, quality control, administrative penalties, cooperation, and overall ranking in all competitions except for the Super Cup match.