The Qatar Football Association’s (QFA) Awards are presented annually at the end of the football season in recognition of the most outstanding players, coaches, managers and referees in the previous Qatari football season.
since its inception in 2006; the recipients are voted by a panel consisting of QNB Stars League team coaches, Qatar national team coach, Qatar U-23 team coach, team managers, media representatives, representative of the QFA, representative of Qatar Stars League and President and Executive Committee members of the QFA.
In the fourteent previous editions, former Qatar coach Jorge Fossati holds the record for most QFA Awards honors (3), meanwhile, Al Rayyan’s Rodrigo Tabata was voted player of the year on two occasions in addition to claiming the Mansoor Muftah top scorer Award once.
After winning the 2018/2019 QNB Stars League; Al Sadd unsurprisingly scooped the majority of the season’s awards. Qatari international Akram Afif was adjudged as the Best Player of the season, the Top Scorer’s award went to another Al Sadd striker, Baghdad Bounedjah.
Al Sadd tactician Ferreira won his race ahead of Al Sailiya’s Tunisian coach Sami Trabelsi and Al Shahania’s Spanish master Jose Murcia.
The award was presented by QFA’s National Teams Management’s Technical Expert Saeed Al Misnad.
Al Duhail’s Qatar international Bassam Al Rawi emerged as the Best Under-23 Player after beating off competition from Al Ahli’s Abdulrahman Fahmy and Al Gharafa goalkeeper Yousef Hassan.
The player received the award from former Moroccan international Youssef Chippo.
The Yarmouk Preparatory School for Boys won the Football For All Award while Abdulrahman Al Jassim, Taleb Salem Al Marri and Saoud Ahmed were named as Best Referees.
|Year||Player of the year||Coach of the year|
|2006||Sebstian Soria||Jorge Fossati|
|2008||Aziz bin Askar||Marcos Paqueta|
|2009||Leonardo Pisculich||Sebastiao Lazaroni|
|2011||Bakari Kone||Abdullah Mubarak|
|2012||Rodrigo Tabata||Diego Aguirre|
|2013||Khalfan Ibrahim||Hussien Amouta|
|2014||Nadir Belhadj||Sami El Trabelsi|
|2015||Hassan Al Haydos||Michael Laudrup|
|2016||Rodrigo Tabata||Jorge Fossati|
|2017||Nam Tae-hee||Jesualdo Ferreira|
|2018||Youssef Msakni||Djamel Belmadi|
|2019||Akram Afif||Jesualdo Ferreira|
|2020||Akram Afif||Diego Aguirre|
|2021||Santi Cazorla||Xavi Hernandez|