GET Stock QuotesNews18 APP
News18 English
»
1-min read

Jeje, Khalid Jamil Among Winners in Inaugural AIFF Awards

India and Mohun Bagan striker Jeje Lalpekhlua today received the All India Football Federation's inaugural player of the year 2016 award.

PTI

Updated:June 9, 2017, 10:02 AM IST
facebookTwittergoogleskypewhatsapp
Jeje, Khalid Jamil Among Winners in Inaugural AIFF Awards
Indian footballer Jeje Lalpekhlua has been named AIFF Player of the Year (Getty Images)
Loading...

India and Mohun Bagan striker Jeje Lalpekhlua today received the All India Football Federation's inaugural player of the year 2016 award.

Lalpekhlua received the award in the presence of the national team, the head coach Stephen Constantine and AIFF president Praful Patel, general secretary Kushal Das and senior vice president Subrata Dutta. Sasmita Malik was adjudged the 2016 AIFF Women's player of the year.

Sunil Chettri, India's most prolific goal scorer ever with 53 goals from 93 matches, received a Special Award for surpassing the milestone over the last year.

"This is a defining year for Indian football as we prepare to host the FIFA U-17 World Cup in less than 100 days. I am confident that with the guidance and support of the Union
Government through the Ministry of Sports, we believe we will be able to host the best FIFA U-17 World Cup ever," said Patel.

"I congratulate all award winners for their immense contribution in growing the game in the country and wish them many more such recognitions in the future," he added.

Awards list:
-

2016 AIFF Best Grassroots Program of the Year: Punjab

-Best Home-match Organiser of Hero I-League 2016-17: DSK
Shivajians & Bengaluru FC

-Hero I-League Fairplay Award 2016-17: Churchill Brothers FC
Goa

-2016 AIFF Assistant Referee of the Year: Joseph Tony

-2016 AIFF Referee of the Year: Pranjal Banerjee

- Long-time Contribution to Indian Football: Nike

- Best Emerging Player of Hero I-League 2016-17: Jerry
Lalrinzuala (DSK Shivajians)

- Best Goalkeeper of Hero I-League 2016-17: Debjit Majumder
(Mohun Bagan)

- Jarnail Singh Best Defender of Hero I-League 2016-17: Anas
Edathodika (Mohun Bagan)

- Best Midfielder of Hero I-League 2016-17: Alfred Kemah
Jaryan (Aizawl FC)

- Best Striker of Hero I-League 2016-17: Aser Pierric Dipanda
Dicka (Shillong Lajong FC)

- Highest Scorer of Hero I-League 2016-17: Aser Pierric
Dipanda Dicka (Shillong Lajong FC)

- Syed Abdul Rahim Award for Best Coach in Hero I-League
2016-17: Khalid Jamil (Aizawl FC)

- Hero of I-League 2016-17: Sunil Chhetri (Bengaluru FC).

- 2016 Special Award for being the First Indian Club to play
in AFC Cup Final: JSW Bengaluru FC

- 2016 Special Recognition Award of the Year: Uvena Fernandes

- 2016 Special Recognition Award of the Year: Gurpreet Singh
Sandhu

- 2016 Emerging Woman Player of the Year: Sanju

- 2016 AIFF Emerging Player of the Year: Rowllin Borges

- 2016 AIFF Woman Player of the Year: Sasmita Malik

- 2016 AIFF Player of the Year: Jeje Lalpekhlua.

(Get detailed and live results of each and every seat of the state Assemblies in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Telangana, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram to know which candidate/party is leading or trailing and to know who has won and who has lost and by what margin. Our one-of-its-kind Election Analytics Centre lets you put on the psephologist's hat. Know interesting facts and trivia about the elections. Elections = News18)
Read full article
Loading...
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch

facebookTwittergoogleskypewhatsapp

Live TV

Loading...
Countdown To Elections Results
  • 01 d
  • 12 h
  • 38 m
  • 09 s
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results