NEWS
Monday October 21 2019
Trio up for more awards

Wojciech Szczesny and Samir Handanovic are nominated for the Yachine Trophy to crown the best goalkeeper, while Moise Kean is up for the Kopa Trophy.

The Juventus and Inter No 1s will compete with the likes of Alisson, Hugo Lloris and Manuel Neuer for France Football’s goalkeepers-only award, which complements the Ballon d’Or.

Szczesny is the third Juve player up for a France Football prize as Cristiano Ronaldo and Matthijs de Ligt are on the 30-man Ballon d’Or shortlist.

As for Kean, he is vying to be crowned winner the Kopa Trophy for best performer under the age of 21.

The striker, who left the Bianconeri for Everton over the summer, is nominated alongside De Ligt.

The Yachine Trophy is named after legendary Soviet shot-stopper Lev Yashin, while its Kopa equivalent pays tribute to French icon Raymond Kopa.

The France Football awards ceremony will take place on December 2 at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris.

2019 Yachine Trophy nominees

Alisson (Liverpool), Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich), Ederson (Manchester City), Andre Onana (Ajax), Wojciech Szczesny (Juventus), Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid), Kepa Arrizabalaga (Chelsea), Samir Handanovic (Inter), Hugo Lloris (Tottenham Hotspur), Marc-Andre ter Stegen (Barcelona)

2019 Kopa Trophy nominees

Joao Felix (Atletico Madrid), Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund), Moise Kean (Everton), Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal), Lee Kang-in (Valencia), Matthijs de Ligt (Juventus), Vinicius Jr (Real Madrid), Kai Havertz (Bayer Leverkusen), Matteo Guendouzi (Arsenal), Andrei Lunin (Ukraine)

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