D1 Arkema Awards: PSG Feminine reactions, quotes, comments
By Hidayah Ali
The D1Arkema awards gala was held on Monday, May 17th, and five PSG players were awarded on the night.
Here is all the content and reactions from the night
The Parisian players arriving for the ceremony.
Diani, Martens, De Almeida, Karchaoui, and Geyoro.
Here is Kadidiatou Diani winning her best player of the Season award. She was up against club and country teammate Grace Geyoro and France international teammate Delphine Cascarino, who plays for Lyon.
Diani's tweet after her win.
She wrote, "A big thank you to my loved ones for the support throughout the season. To the club for the trust granted, and to all the players and coaches who voted in my favor."
The 24-year old has now won this award twice in the past three seasons.
Kadidiatou expressed her thoughts with the PSG official website.
"I feel good, it's a lot of pride. It is the reward for a whole year of work."
"I think I had a good season and managed to adapt my game. I'm trying to do my best, and I think it's worked out pretty well."
Diani also mentioned she won't be on the pitch due to her injury but said, "I still believe in my team, and I believe that we can still do great things till the end of the season."
When asked what she can do best, Diani answered by saying, "Winning many trophies with Paris Saint-Germain," and then she also threw in, "Why not the UEFA Champions League?" A trophy that Diani and the team would very much love to win next season.
Lieke Martens accepting her goal of the season award
This what Martens had to say (PSG official website)
"It's always nice to win a trophy, but of course, without the team, it would be impossible," She was swift to turn the conversation to her fellow players. "It's good for my teammates to win trophies as well. For us, it's a good night."
When asked about her goal she said "It happened so fast!"
Sakina Karchaoui, Elisa De Almeida, Grace Geyoro with their best 11 awards
Elisa De Almeida's thoughts on the award (PSG official website).
"Obviously, I'm happy because it's the accomplishment of a season. I am proud to be in this team; we have a high-quality team."
She mentioned the progress she's made with Gerard Precheur and said she "had the trust, and that's what helped me a lot. I also have the confidence of my teammates, so I try to give everything in every game."
Even though Almeida is happy with her honor, she still believes she has room for improvement and states that "it's up to me to improve on a daily bases."