Ebony Shoe Award

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The Ebony Shoe award (Dutch: Ebbenhouten schoen, French: Soulier d’ébène[1]) is a football award in Belgium given annually to the best African or African origin player in the Belgian Pro League. The jury is composed of the coaches of league clubs, the Belgian national team manager, sport journalists, and honorary juror(s).

As of 2014, Mbark Boussoufa (3 wins), Daniel Amokachi (2 wins) and Vincent Kompany (2 wins) are the only players to have won the trophy more than once.

Winners[edit]

Year Winner Second Third
Player Club Player Club Player Club
1992  Daniel Amokachi (NGA) Club Brugge only the winner declared
1993  Victor Ikpeba (NGA) RFC Liège  Chidi Nwanu (NGA) Beveren  Daniel Amokachi (NGA) Club Brugge
1994  Daniel Amokachi (NGA) Club Brugge  Jean-Jacques Missé-Missé (CMR) Charleroi  Roger Lukaku (ZAI) Seraing
1995  Godwin Okpara (NGA) Eendracht Aalst  Celestine Babayaro (NGA) Anderlecht  Yaw Preko (GHA) Anderlecht
1996  Celestine Babayaro (NGA) Anderlecht  Michel Ngonge (ZAI) Harelbeke  Jean-Claude Mukanya (ZAI) Lommel
1997  Émile Mpenza (BEL) (Democratic Republic of the Congo) Mouscron  Mbo Mpenza (BEL) (Democratic Republic of the Congo) Mouscron  Khalilou Fadiga (SEN) Lommel
1998  Eric Addo (GHA) Club Brugge  Souleymane Oulare (GUI) Genk  Khalilou Fadiga (SEN) Club Brugge
1999  Souleymane Oulare (GUI) Genk only the winner ranked; the rest of the top 5 unordered (Fadiga, Keita, É. Mpenza and M. Mpenza)
2000  Hervé Nzelo-Lembi (COD) Club Brugge  Elos Elonga-Ekakia (COD) Anderlecht  Souleymane Youla (GUI) Lokeren
2001  Mido (EGY) Gent  Hervé Nzelo-Lembi (COD) Club Brugge  Adékambi Olufadé (TOG) Lokeren
2002  Moumouni Dagano (BFA) Genk  Sambégou Bangoura (GUI) Lokeren  Ibrahim Kargbo (SLE) RWDM
2003  Aruna Dindane (CIV) Anderlecht  Sambégou Bangoura (GUI) Lokeren  Paul Kpaka (SLE) Germinal Beerschot
2004  Vincent Kompany (BEL) (Democratic Republic of the Congo) Anderlecht  Aruna Dindane (CIV) Anderlecht  Mbo Mpenza (BEL) (Democratic Republic of the Congo) Mouscron
2005  Vincent Kompany (BEL) (Democratic Republic of the Congo) Anderlecht  Sambégou Bangoura (GUI) Standard Liège  Aruna Dindane (CIV) Anderlecht
2006  Mbark Boussoufa (MAR) Gent  Ibrahim Salou (GHA) Zulte Waregem  Mohammed Tchité (BDI) Standard Liège
2007  Mohammed Tchité (BDI) Anderlecht  Ahmed Hassan (EGY) Anderlecht  Adékambi Olufadé (TOG) Gent
2008  Marouane Fellaini (BEL) (Morocco) Standard Liège  Mbark Boussoufa (MAR) Anderlecht  Mohamed Sarr (SEN) Standard Liège
2009  Mbark Boussoufa (MAR) Anderlecht  Copa (CIV) Lokeren  Nana Asare (GHA) Mechelen
2010  Mbark Boussoufa (MAR) Anderlecht  Romelu Lukaku (BEL) (Democratic Republic of the Congo) Anderlecht  Dorge Kouemaha (CMR) Club Brugge
2011  Romelu Lukaku (BEL) (Democratic Republic of the Congo) Anderlecht  Mohammed Tchité (BDI) Standard Liège  Mehdi Carcela-González (MAR) Standard Liège
2012  Dieumerci Mbokani (COD) Anderlecht  Cheikhou Kouyaté (SEN) Anderlecht  Mohammed Tchité (BDI) Standard Liège
2013[2]  Mbaye Leye (SEN) Zulte Waregem  Cheikhou Kouyaté (SEN) Anderlecht  Dieumerci Mbokani (COD) Anderlecht
2014[3]  Michy Batshuayi (BEL) (Democratic Republic of the Congo) Standard Liège  Hamdi Harbaoui (TUN) Lokeren  Paul-Jose M'Poku (BEL) (Democratic Republic of the Congo) Standard Liège
2015[4]  Neeskens Kebano (COD) Charleroi  Moses Simon (NGA) Gent  Chancel Mbemba (COD) Anderlecht

References[edit]

  1. ^ premier trophée pour les Zèbres --"L'Avenier"
  2. ^ "Mbaye Leye wint de Ebbenhouten Schoen" (in Dutch). sporza.be. 13 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Michy Batshuayi krijgt de Ebbenhouten Schoen" (in Dutch). sporza.be. 5 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Neeskens Kebano wint de Ebbenhouten Schoen" (in Dutch). sporza.be. 11 May 2015.