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Ryan Sessegnon Fulham teenager scoops Championship Player of the Year award

Ryan Sessegnon won five EFL awards to mark an outstanding season for Fulham.

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Ryan Sessegnon play Fulham teenager Ryan Sessegnon scooped the Championship player of the year award on Sunday, April 15. (Ian Tuttle BPI REX shotterstock)

Fulham teenager Ryan Sessegnon scooped the Championship Player of the Year award on Sunday, April 15, 2018.

Sessegnon has been in fine form for Fulham which has seen him score 14 goals in a total of 46 appearances for the first team this season and also contributed six assists.

The 17-year-old beat teammate Thomas Cairney and Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder Ruben Neves to emerge winner of the Championship Player of the Year award.

Sessegnon also won four other awards on the night, which included Young Player of the Season, Championship Apprentice of the Year and he was also included in the Team of the Season.

Ryan Sessegnon play Ryan Sessgnon has had an impressive season with Fulham (Getty Images)

The England youth player was given a Special Recognition Award for his inclusion on the EFL Club Developed XI, alongside superstars such as Raheem Sterling and Joe Hart.

After scooping two awards at the London Football Awards, Sessegnon has now added another five awards to his collection.

Speaking after receiving his award, Sessegnon stated that he is proud to be awarded for his performances.

Ryan Sessegnon play Ryan Sessengnon was also a winner at the London Football awards (Reuters)


He said, “I'm very proud. It's a special moment for me. Coming through the youth ranks at Fulham to where I am now. I'm incredibly proud.”

Since his promotion to the first team, Sessegnon has become a key figure for Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic.

Sessegnon is still up for more awards after he became the first Championship player to be nominated for the PFA Young Player of the Year award.

Ryan Sessegnon and Lacie Southion play Ryan Sessegnon came with his partner Lacie Southion (Ian Tuttle BPI REX shotterstock)


Fulham are still on course to mark a memorable season as they are still in the race to gain promotion to the Premier League.

Sessegnon will return to the pitch when Fulham travel to face Millwall in their next league encounter on Friday, April 20.

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