Danish Footballer of the Year 2016- Kasper Schmeichel

Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel has been named Danish Footballer of the Year for the second year running. The 30 year old played a pivotal run in the Foxes’ Premiership triumph last year and also played a key role in them getting out of a group that also consisted of Brugge, Porto and Copenhagen.

Schmeichel beat three time winner Christian Eriksen (who won the 2011, 2013 and 2014 awards) and Andreas Christensen to the trophy.

This also marks the fifth straight season that a player plying his trade in England’s Premier League has won the Danish Footballer of the Year award (Agger in 2012 and Eriksen in 2013 and 2014- Eriksen’s award in 2011 was when he played for Ajax)

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