Ligue 1: Neymar wins POTY as PSG dominate awards

Ligue 1 By: Ayodeji Tunde | 14/05/2018

FC Naija

The dominance of PSG as a team is also same for the individual players in the squad as they won big at the UNFP awards on Sunday.

Neymar was named the Ligue 1 Player of the Year on Sunday.

Despite been sidelined with a broken metatarsal since February, Neymar, who signed from Barcelona in August for a world-record fee of €222million, had 19 goals and 13 assists in 20 appearances to earn the top prize in his maiden since.

The 26-year-old Brazil international succeeded team-mate Edinson Cavani and was presented with the prize by compatriot Ronaldo.

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Kylian Mbappe claimed the Best Hope award, while Marseille's Steve Mandanda was selected as the top goalkeeper and Malcom of Bordeaux was honoured for scoring the best goal of the season.

Neymar was named in the Team of the Season alongside PSG team-mates Dani Alves, Marquinhos, Thiago Silva, Marco Verratti, Mbappe and Cavani. Marseille duo Mandada and Luiz Gustavo and Lyon pair Ferland Mendy and Nabil Fekir made up the XI.