J.League has announced the winners of awards including the ‘Player of the Year’ and ‘Best Eleven Players’.

The Player of the Year was awarded to Kashiwa Reysol’s Michael Olunga. With the recognition, he has become the eighth top scorer to have won both awards simultaneously. 2020 J1 Champions Kawasaki Frontale produced nine players in the Best Eleven Players, the highest number in J1 history.

[2020 J.League Awards winners]

Award Pos. Name Club
Player of the Year FW OLUNGA Kashiwa Reysol First time
Best Eleven Players GK JUNG Sung Ryong Kawasaki Frontale Second time
DF JESIEL Kawasaki Frontale First time
DF Shogo TANIGUCHI Kawasaki Frontale Second time
DF Kyohei NOBORIZATO Kawasaki Frontale First time
DF Miki YAMANE Kawasaki Frontale First time
MF Akihiro IENAGA Kawasaki Frontale Second time
MF Ao TANAKA Kawasaki Frontale First time
MF Kaoru MITOMA Kawasaki Frontale First time
MF Hidemasa MORITA Kawasaki Frontale First time
FW EVERALDO Kashima Antlers First time
FW OLUNGA Kashiwa Reysol First time
Top Scorer FW OLUNGA Kashiwa Reysol First time
Best Young Player DF Ayumu SEKO Cerezo Osaka  
Fair Play Prize
(Individual)
MF Hotaru YAMAGUCHI Vissel Kobe First time
Fair Play Prize
(Prince Takamado Cup)
Oita Trinita First time
Fair Play Prize (J1) Kawasaki Frontale, Gamba Osaka, Cerezo Osaka, Sagan Tosu, Yokohama FC, Sanfrecce Hiroshima, Vegalta Sendai, Shonan Bellmare, Shimizu S-Pulse, and Nagoya Grampus
Fair Play Prize (J2) Giravanz Kitakyushu, Omiya Ardija, Montedio Yamagata, Tokushima Vortis, Zweigen Kanazawa, Fagiano Okayama, Thespakusatsu Gunma, FC Ryukyu, Ehime FC, Matsumoto Yamaga F.C., Tokyo Verdy, Kyoto Sanga F.C., V・Varen Nagasaki, Ventforet Kofu, Tochigi Sc, JEF United Chiba, Jubilo Iwata, Mito Hollyhock, and Albirex Niigata
Fair Play Prize (J3) Blaublitz Akita, AC Nagano Parceiro, Vanraure Hachinohe, Gainare Tottori, Cerezo Osaka U-23, FC Gifu, Roasso Kumamoto, Gamba Osaka U-23, Kamatamare Sanuki, Fujieda MYFC, Azul Claro Numazu, Kagoshima United FC, Fukushima United FC, and Kataller Toyama
Manager of the Meiji Yasuda J1 League Champions Toru ONIKI Kawasaki Frontale Third time
Manager of the Meiji Yasuda J2 League Champions RICARDO RODRIGUEZ Tokushima Vortis First time
Manager of the Meiji Yasuda J3 League Champions Ken YOSHIDA Blaublitz Akita First time
Manager of the Year (J1) Tsuneyasu MIYAMOTO Gamba Osaka First time
Manager of the Year (J2) Shinji KOBAYASHI Giravanz Kitakyushu First time
Manager of the Year (J3) Fumitake MIURA SC Sagamihara First time
Referee of the Year Yuichi NISHIMURA 11th time
Assistant Referee of the Year Yosuke TAKEBE First time
Best Youth Scheme Tokyo Verdy Third time
Goal of the Year Mitsuki SAITO Shonan First time
Match-day 27, November 15 (Sun) Kobe vs. Shonan (Noevir Stadium) 84th minute First time  
Special Service Award Yuto SATO, Daisuke NASU, and Tomokazu MYOJIN (announced on November 17)

 

Award Name  
Chairman Special Award Mitsuo KAKU Tohoku Medical and Pharmaceutical University School of Medicine Infectious Diseases Room Specially Appointed Professor
Tohoku University Professor Emeritus/Visiting Professor
Tokyo Metropolis Councillor
Hiroshige MIKAMO Aichi Medical University Graduate School of Medicine Clinical Infectious Diseases Professor
Kazushiro TATEDA Toho University School of Medicine Medical Course Professor
Satoshi TAKAHASHI Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine Infection Control/・Laboratory Medicine Course Professor
Hiroyuki KUNISHIMA St. Marianna University School of Medicine Infectious Diseases Course Professor
Hiroshi KAKEYA Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine Infection Control Science Professor
Hiroki OGE Hiroshima University Hospital Infectious Diseases Professor
Koichi IZUMIKAWA Nagasaki University Graduate School of Medicine Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences Clinical Infectious Diseases Professor
Seiya IMOTO The Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo Human Genome Center Head of Center/Professor
Michio MURAKAMI Fukushima Medical University Department of Health Risk Communication Associate Professor
Koki KAKU National Defense Medical College Research Institute Professor