Individual Awards Winners Announced for Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League 2015/16
Miami (Wednesday, April 27, 2016) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) revealed today the individual award winners for the 2015/16 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League season, following Club America’s victory over two legs against Tigres UANL in the Finals.

Following the final match Wednesday night at the Estadio Azteca in Mexico City, individual awards were presented in five categories: Golden Glove for the best goalkeeper of the tournament, Scotiabank Best Young Player Award for the best under-20 player in the tournament, Jarritos Golden Boot to the season’s top scorer, the Golden Ball for the best player overall, and the Fair Play Award to the club which displays the best conduct on and off the field during the course of the tournament.
The Golden Glove Award for the top goalkeeper was presented to Hugo Gonzalez Duran from Club America. Gonzalez started three of the four group stage matches in addition to both quarterfinals and Finals, helping lead Club America to the title.
The Jarritos Golden Boot was awarded to Emanuel Alejandro Villa from Queretaro, the tournament’s top scorer with six goals.
Rubens Sambueza, the captain of Club America, provided seven assists during the course of the 2015/16 Champions League. He also added one goal and started nine games in earning the Golden Ball for the tournament’s top player.
Honduran Alberth Elis from Club Olimpia was named the Scotiabank Best Young Player. The 20-year-old scored two goals in group stage, and appeared in all four games for Club Olimpia. The forward is a rising national team star and was one of the standouts at the 2015 CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying Championship.
The Fair Play Award was presented to Club Queretaro, for fair play on the field and excellent collaboration off of it during the course of the tournament.
With Wednesday night’s match, the 2015/16 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League draws to a close, and Club America will once again represent the region in the FIFA World Cup, to be played this December in Japan. The 2016/17 edition of the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League kicks off officially with the tournament’s live draw, May 30 in Miami, live on UDN.