Mehdi Carcela is Monday night in the Birmingham Palace in brussels declared the winner of the Belgian Lion, the trophy for the best footballer of Maghrebijnse origin in the Jupiler Pro League. Marouane Fellaini was again elected best Belgian with a Maghrebijnse roots abroad, Club Brugge attacker, Lois Openda was the Promise of the Year. Standard Fémina troefde then again Anderlecht with Trainer of the Year.
Carcela got the trophy from the hands of Brussels state secretary Fadila Laanan (PS). The Belgian Moroccan, and remained in the tenth edition of the Tunisians, Hamdi Harbaoui (Zulte Waregem) and Dylan Bronn (AA Gent). Harbaoui is currently topschutter in the Jupiler Pro League with 23 hits and received a prize as the best shooter.
Carcela knew at Standard a rather inconsistent season. The hoogvorm that he last season in Play-off 1 etaleerde, he pulled out this year. But with four goals and seven assists in the regular season continued the 29-year-old Also decisive. In Play-off 1 he could the last couple of weeks and still not score or score a goal to make. His coach, Michel Preud’homme, put Carcela Friday on a visit to Antwerp (2-1) for the first time on the bank. Several media reported in recent days that Standard his star player this summer and very little in the way would put. A transfer seems to make the possibility to belong.
Carcela won the Belgian Lion, earlier in 2015 and 2018. In January he was after Hans Vanaken (Club Brugge) is also second in the election of the Golden Shoe.
The prize for best female player went to Sakina Ouzraoui (Anderlecht). The futsaller of the year was Brahim El Jomail (Lart Brussels).
Fellaini once again best Belgian with a Maghrebijnse roots in the netherlands and abroad
Marouane Fellaini was again elected best Belgian with a Maghrebijnse roots abroad. The former Red Devil, who in the off-season made the switch from Manchester United to the Chinese Shandong Luneng, won the trophy for the fourth year in a row. He took it for Nacer Chadli (Monaco) and Sofian Kiyine (Chievo).
The season 2018-2019 was a turbulent year for Fellaini. The 31-year-old midfielder struck at the end of January after 5.5 years service the door behind him close at Old Trafford. Fellaini turned his gaze to China and signed a contract until the end of 2021 at Shandong Luneng. He applied immediately and scored so far two times in nine appearances for the current number five of the Chinese Super League.
Fellaini continued after his move to China is also a point behind his interlandcarrière. “Big Fella”, it stays stuck on 87 caps, which he eighteen times scored. He was with the Red Devils present at the world cup 2014 and 2018 and the european CHAMPIONSHIPS of 2016.
Lois Openda is the Promise of the Year
Club Brugge attacker, Lois Openda was the Promise of the Year. The nineteen-year-old Openda, the son of a Congolese father and a French-Moroccan mother, follows as best youth Mouscron midfielder Selim Amallah. He took it for Bilal Chibani (Mouscron) and Amine Benchaib (Lokeren).
The Liege born and raised Openda came this season all the way to the surface in blue-black. The speedy striker made his debut in the main body of Club Brugge in the first groepsduel of the Champions League, at home against Borussia Dortmund (0-1). Since then he has been a fixed value in the core of coach Ivan Leko. The Croat showed Openda in his first season at the highest level over 25 times to show up. His first goal he made at the beginning of February in the competitieduel against AA Gent (1-1).
Standard Fémina trumps Anderlecht with Trainer of the Year
Hamide Lamara was finally crowned Coach of the Year. The 44-year-old Frenchman, with Moroccan roots, is the successor of Karim Belhocine. The current T1 of Anderlecht was this year second. The third place was for Issame Charai, T2 at STVV.
Lamara is since July of 2016, the head coach of Standard Fémina. He led the Liege women to the national championship in 2017 and bekerwinst in 2018. This season is lost Lamara and Standard the cup final against Gent (2-0). In Play-off 1, the Rouches are currently second, on eleven points of leader Anderlecht.
RSCA coach Karim Belhocine showed after agreeing with the price for Lamara. “I can not claim after our season,” said the interimcoach of purple and white. “I know Hamide, he produces excellent work at Standard Fémina. In addition, the price can also go to a coach in women’s football. The attention for men is so great that there is sometimes little left for the women. This is so definitely earned it.”