15 September, 2021
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First returns confirmed in EuroLeague Women Awards voting

MUNICH (Germany) - The EuroLeague Women Awards first returns show Fenerbahce Safiport stars Alina Iagupova, Satou Sabally, Kayla McBride and Elizabeth Williams leading fan voting for the Team of the Season.

The quartet are the top overall vote-getters with less than a week to go in the polls. Also at the front of the MVP race, Iagupova, has taken 23 percent of the backcourt votes, with McBride just behind on 19 percent. Meanwhile, Sabally is leading in the frontcourt voting with 20 percent of all votes in the category, followed by Williams on 16 percent.

The leading players and coaches in the competition will be recognized for their performances across the Regular Season and Quarter-Finals, with the winners of the awards decided by combining the fan voting with the ballots of the EuroLeague Women coaches and team captains, as well as selected media.

The fan voting will continue until Sunday, March 27. 

In all of the categories, the current state of play after confirmation of the first returns shows that every single vote will be vital before the poll is closed, with an array of players looking to close the gap to the current leaders.

Team of the Season


1. Alina Iagupova (Fenerbahce Safiport) 23%
2. Kayla McBride (Fenerbahce Safiport) 19%
3. Gabby Williams (Sopron Basket) 11%
4. Maria Conde (ZVVZ USK Praha) 9%
5. Kahleah Copper (Perfumerias Avenida) 8% 
6. Marine Fauthoux (Basket Landes) 7%
7. Alba Torrens 3%
8. Olivia Epoupa (BLMA) 2%


1. Satou Sabally  (Fenerbahce Safiport) 20%
2. Elizabeth Williams (Fenerbahce Safiport) 16%
3. Sandrine Gruda (Beretta Famila Schio) 10%
4. Emese Hof (Perfumerias Avenida) 6%
5. Katie Lou Samuelson (Perfumerias Avenida) 6%
6. Regan Magarity (Basket Landes) 6%
7. Jonquel Jones 6%
8. Bernadett Hatar (Sopron Basket) 5%


1. Alina Iagupova (Fenerbahce Safiport) 31%
2. Gabby Williams (Sopron Basket) 12%
3. Maria Conde (ZVVZ USK Praha) 11%
4. Kahleah Copper (Perfumerias Avenida) 10%
5. Satou Sabally (Fenerbahce Safiport) 7%

Coach of the Year

1. Victor Lapena (Fenerbahce Safiport) 46%
2. Roberto Iniguez (Perfumerias Avenida) 12%
3. David Gaspar (Sopron Basket) 11%
4. Natalia Hejkova (ZVVZ USK Praha) 9%
5. Valery Demory (BLMA) 8%

Defensive Player of the Year

1. Elizabeth Williams (Fenerbahce Safiport) 45%
2. Gabby Williams (Sopron Basket) 25%
3. Alyssa Thomas (ZVVZ USK Praha) 6%
4. Agnes Studer (KSC Szekszard) 4%
5. Yvonne Anderson (Umana Reyer) 4%

Young Player of the Year

1. Marine Fauthoux (Basket Landes) 35%
2. Sude Yilmaz (Galatasaray) 22%
3. Aliz Varga (Sopron Basket) 13%
4. Kendra Chery (Basket Landes) 11%
5. Vanesa Jasa (TTT Riga) 8%