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Who will be crowned MVP?
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Who will be crowned MVP?

MUNICH (Germany) - The voting for the EuroLeague Women Awards is now underway and there's a phenomenal list of talent competing for the prestigious honor of being crowned MVP.

But which of these esteemed stars will follow in the footsteps of previous winners? 

Alina Iagupova took the inaugural award four years ago as she was rewarded for her excellent work with Fenerbahce Alagoz Holding and repeated the feat the following season. Kahleah Copper then landed the 2022 honor accolade after lighting it up with Perfumerias Avenida.

Last year, it was Emma Meesseman of Fenerbahce Alagoz Holding who proudly picked up the MVP award and she is back in the running again as one of the 10 players who have made this year's shortlist.

Here's everything you need to know before you take part in the poll below. Who is getting your vote this year? 

Valeriane Ayayi (ZVVZ USK Praha)

Stats: 11.6 PPG / 6.7 RPG / 2.2 APG - 14.0 EFF

The French winger has posted another do-it-all campaign for the Czech powerhouse and has been a central figure in their run to yet another Final Four appearance. She has been so consistent across all categories, averaging double-digits, doing a great job on the glass and using her experience to get it done. 

Kennedy Burke (Villeneuve d'Ascq LM)

Stats: 15.4 PPG / 5.8 RPG / 3.0 SPG / 2.6 APG - 16.5 EFF

The driving force behind the historic first ever post-season campaign and Final Four run that Villeneuve find themselves on, she is the heartbeat at both ends of the floor. Fearless and powerful offensively, Burke also leads the competition with a fabulous 3.0 steals per game. 

Leonie Fiebich (Casademont Zaragoza)

Stats: 12.4 PPG / 6.1 RPG / 2.4 APG - 16.4 EFF 

The German national team baller was the outstanding centerpiece in the amazing fairytale first season of Casademont Zaragoza who made it to a third and deciding game of the Quarter-Finals. Their huge and passionate fan base idolized Fiebich for the way she continually put the team on her back. 

Arella Guirantes (Beretta Famila Schio)

Stats: 15.2 PPG / 5.2 RPG / 2.4 APG - 14.3 EFF

It's been another highly productive season for the Puerto Rican playmaker who had starred in the previous campaign with DVTK HUN-Therm. Since last summer's switch to Schio she has been the backcourt general for the Italian team, leading them in scoring and taking them to a deciding Quarter-Finals game. 

Sika Kone (Perfumerias Avenida)

Stats: 12.2 PPG / 55% FG / 7.1 RPG - 14.1 EFF 

The rising star has returned a fine debut season in the competition as the constant factor in what ended up being a roller-coaster ride for Perfumerias Avenida. The Mali forward did some great work in the paint and that was a big positive in the Spanish club making a late surge that carried them into the last eight. 

Reka Lelik (DVTK HUN-Therm)

Stats: 11.9 PPG / 5.2 RPG / 3.4 APG - 13.4 EFF 

Everyone associated with DVTK HUN-Therm will never forget this Cinderella run as the underdogs came all the way from the Qualifiers to get within one win of a historic maiden Final Four spot. Hungary star Lelik did the business for her team and led them in efficiency, scoring and assists.  

Marina Mabrey (Cukurova Basketbol Mersin)

Stats: 18.8 PPG / 5.1 RPG / 5.1 APG - 18.4 EFF

Following on from her fantastic season at Beretta Famila Schio last season, Mabrey has never missed a beat while wearing Cukurova colors. She's posted a number of stellar performances and regularly flirted with triple-doubles. A difference-maker in crunch time, she's also the competition's leading scorer. 

Ezi Magbegor (ZVVZ USK Praha)

Stats: 13.6 PPG / 8.2 RPG / 2.4 BPG  - 18.8 EFF 

The size, strength and mobility of Magbegor has meant Praha have had a force in the paint under each basket. The Aussie center has been superb and regularly taken weekly Top Performer honors. The EuroLeague Women 'Swat Queen' she also led Praha in efficiency, points and rebounds.

Kayla McBride (Fenerbahce Alagoz Holding)

Stats: 16.9 PPG / 5.4 RPG / 4.7 APG - 19.7 EFF

The guard has again displayed her impressive quality and know-how throughout the campaign, posting the second highest performance efficiency valuation in the competition. Her scoring and composure is always evident but also her creative ability, having passed the rock almost 5 times per outing. 

Emma Meesseman (Fenerbahce Alagoz Holding)

Stats: 17.7 PPG / 6.1 RPG / 4.6 APG - 24.1 EFF

Last year's winner of the MVP honor is back trying to land consecutive awards after a typically impressive campaign. The most efficient player in EuroLeague Women by some distance, Meesseman has oozed quality as usual with some big numbers and cemented her reputation as one of the leading ballers in the women's game.