“RFPL Best Young Player” award nominees have been announced.
List of 2017 nominees:
Rifat Zhemaletdinov (21) FC Rubin Kazan;
Fedor Chalov (19) CSKA Moscow;
Dmitri Barinov (21) Lokomotiv Moscow;
Ayaz Guliev (21) Anji;
Aleksandr Zuev (21) Krylia Sovetov/Rostov;
Ivan Oblyakov (19) FC Ufa.
Номинанты премии ежегодно отбираются по трем критериям: российское
The nominees are defined by three criteria as follows:
* Under 22
* Appearances (at least, a third of all the matches)
The winner will be determined based on the votes given by Russian football officers and professionals such as heads of football agencies, Russian National team coaching staff (Youth, U21, National Team), RFPL managers and coaching staff, Russian football veterans, leading Press & Media agencies.
Previous RFPL Best Young Player Award winners:
Aleksandr Kerzhakov (2002), Vladimir Bystrov (2003), Diniyar Bilyaletdinov (2004), Igor Akinfeev (2005), Roman Shishkin (2006), Kirill Kombarov (2007), Alan Dzagoev (2008), Georgi Schennikov (2009), Pavel Yakovlev (2010), Aleksandr Kokorin (2011), Konstantin Bazelyuk (2013), Elmir Nabiullin (2014), Aleksey Miranchuk (2015) and Aleksandr Golovin (2016).