Robert Lewandowski and Katarzyna Kiedrzynek were voted best Polish footballers of 2016.
In a vote organized by Polish player union PZP, Robert Lewandowski received 58 percent of the votes from 404 professional footballers in Poland.
It was the sixth consecutive player of the year award for the Bayern Munich and Poland striker.
In 2016, Lewandowski underlined his status as one of the world’s most outstanding strikers, making 47 goals: 27 in the Bundesliga, 7 in the Champions League, 5 in the German Cup and 8 for the national team. He won the German double with Bayern and reached the Euro 2016 quarter final with Poland.
Katarzyna Kiedrzynek was named Best Female Player for the second year in a row. The Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper was chosen by 48% of the Polish players. With PSG she reached the semifinal of the Champions League, losing to eventual winners Olympique Lyonnais.
Konstantin Vassiliev won the award for Best Player in the Polish premier league (Ekstraklasa). The Estonian striker for Jagiellonia Bialystok impressed especially with his performance during the current season, as he found the net 10 times.
Best Young Player of Ekstraklasa: Bartosz Kapustka (Cracovia/Leicester City)
Best Coach of Ekstraklasa: Michał Probierz (Jagiellonia Bialystok)
Best Player of Women’s Ekstraliga: Aleksandra Sikora (Medyk Konin)
Best Young Player of Women’s Ekstraliga: Dominika Grabowska (KS AZS Wrocław)
- Published: 13 January 2017