PSG dominates the UNFP awards gala

On May 13th, the UNFP awards gala took place, where several footballers were highlighted in different categories for their performances during the 2023-24 season in France
PSG celebrated their Ligue 1 conquest in grand style.
PSG celebrated their Ligue 1 conquest in grand style. / FRANCK FIFE/GettyImages

The male and female squads of Paris Saint-Germain attended the UNFP awards gala, where recognition in this season is crucial, and all the work done by French teams would be highlighted in individual awards depending on the category of these awards.

Warren Zaire-Emery was chosen as the Best Young Player in Ligue 1

With an outstanding season for Zaire-Emery, he won this trophy as the best young promising player in Ligue 1 in the 2023/24 season, starting this season at just 17 years old and finishing it at 18. He contributed 2 goals and 3 assists in 25 games played in Ligue 1, at just 18 years old.

Tabitha Chawinga was chosen as the best player in the D1 Arkema

The 27-year-old forward has had an excellent season with PSG Women, contributing 18 goals and 10 assists in 20 games played in the D1 league, being crucial to the Parisian team. Individually, Chawinga has been the best player in this championship; however, it will not be enough for PSG Women to win the D1 league.

Gianluigi Donnarumma is chosen as the best goalkeeper in Ligue 1

The 25-year-old Italian goalkeeper managed to win the award for the best goalkeeper in the 2023/2024 season, participating in 25 Ligue 1 games, achieving 10 clean sheets, and making 92 saves, which provides a statistic of at least 3 saves per game. Being the champion of Ligue 1, the Italian goalkeeper continues to consolidate himself as one of the best goalkeepers in the world at PSG.

Kylian Mbappe is chosen as the best player in Ligue 1

In his last season with PSG, Mbappe once again won the award for the best player in Ligue 1 for the fifth consecutive year, where this year he managed to conquer Ligue 1 again and will leave as the top scorer of this 2023/2024 season. With 2 matches remaining, the Bondy-born player has 27 goals and 7 assists in 29 games played in Ligue 1.

These awards are a great recognition of the season that footballers have had year after year, where it is essential to promote competitiveness so that each player performs at an extraordinary level, leading their team to victory. At the end of the season, the great commitment they have had throughout the year can be recognized.

This season, Paris Saint-Germain was the team that swept these awards, having the most decisive players to obtain the highest possible recognition within this UNFP awards gala.