The Ebony Shoe award (Dutch: Ebbenhouten schoen, French: Soulier d'ébène [ citation needed ]) is a football award in Belgium given annually to the best African or African origin player in the Belgian Pro League. The jury is composed of the coaches of league clubs, the Belgian national team manager, sport journalists, and one or more honorary jurors.
As of 2020, Mbark Boussoufa (3 wins), Daniel Amokachi (2 wins), Vincent Kompany (2 wins) and Dieumerci Mbokani (2) are the only players to have won the trophy more than once.
|1992||Daniel Amokachi (NGA)||Club Brugge||only the winner declared|
|1993||Victor Ikpeba (NGA)||RFC Liège||Chidi Nwanu (NGA)||Beveren||Daniel Amokachi (NGA)||Club Brugge|
|1994||Daniel Amokachi (NGA)||Club Brugge||Jean-Jacques Missé-Missé (CMR)||Charleroi||Roger Lukaku (ZAI)||Seraing|
|1995||Godwin Okpara (NGA)||Eendracht Aalst||Celestine Babayaro (NGA)||Anderlecht||Yaw Preko (GHA)||Anderlecht|
|1996||Celestine Babayaro (NGA)||Anderlecht||Michel Ngonge (ZAI)||Harelbeke||Jean-Claude Mukanya (ZAI)||Lommel|
|1997||Émile Mpenza (BEL) ( )||Mouscron||Mbo Mpenza (BEL) ( )||Mouscron||Khalilou Fadiga (SEN)||Lommel|
|1998||Eric Addo (GHA)||Club Brugge||Souleymane Oularé (GUI)||Genk||Khalilou Fadiga (SEN)||Club Brugge|
|1999||Souleymane Oularé (GUI)||Genk||only the winner ranked; the rest of the top 5 unordered (Fadiga, Keita, É. Mpenza and M. Mpenza)|
|2000||Hervé Nzelo-Lembi (COD)||Club Brugge||Elos Elonga-Ekakia (COD)||Anderlecht||Souleymane Youla (GUI)||Lokeren|
|2001||Mido (EGY)||Gent||Hervé Nzelo-Lembi (COD)||Club Brugge||Adékambi Olufadé (TOG)||Lokeren|
|2002||Moumouni Dagano (BFA)||Genk||Sambégou Bangoura (GUI)||Lokeren||Ibrahim Kargbo (SLE)||RWDM|
|2003||Aruna Dindane (CIV)||Anderlecht||Sambégou Bangoura (GUI)||Lokeren||Paul Kpaka (SLE)||Germinal Beerschot|
|2004||Vincent Kompany (BEL) ( )||Anderlecht||Aruna Dindane (CIV)||Anderlecht||Mbo Mpenza (BEL) ( )||Mouscron|
|2005||Vincent Kompany (BEL) ( )||Anderlecht||Sambégou Bangoura (GUI)||Standard Liège||Aruna Dindane (CIV)||Anderlecht|
|2006||Mbark Boussoufa (MAR)||Gent||Ibrahim Salou (GHA)||Zulte Waregem||Mohammed Tchité (BDI)||Standard Liège|
|2007||Mohammed Tchité (BDI)||Anderlecht||Ahmed Hassan (EGY)||Anderlecht||Adékambi Olufadé (TOG)||Gent|
|2008||Marouane Fellaini (BEL) ( )||Standard Liège||Mbark Boussoufa (MAR)||Anderlecht||Mohamed Sarr (SEN)||Standard Liège|
|2009||Mbark Boussoufa (MAR)||Anderlecht||Copa (CIV)||Lokeren||Nana Asare (GHA)||Mechelen|
|2010||Mbark Boussoufa (MAR)||Anderlecht||Romelu Lukaku (BEL) ( )||Anderlecht||Dorge Kouemaha (CMR)||Club Brugge|
|2011||Romelu Lukaku (BEL) ( )||Anderlecht||Mohammed Tchité (BDI)||Standard Liège||Mehdi Carcela (MAR)||Standard Liège|
|2012||Dieumerci Mbokani (COD)||Anderlecht||Cheikhou Kouyaté (SEN)||Anderlecht||Mohammed Tchité (BDI)||Standard Liège|
|2013||Mbaye Leye (SEN)||Zulte Waregem||Cheikhou Kouyaté (SEN)||Anderlecht||Dieumerci Mbokani (COD)||Anderlecht|
|2014||Michy Batshuayi (BEL) ( )||Standard Liège||Hamdi Harbaoui (TUN)||Lokeren||Paul-Jose M'Poku (BEL) ( )||Standard Liège|
|2015||Neeskens Kebano (COD)||Charleroi||Moses Simon (NGA)||Gent||Chancel Mbemba (COD)||Anderlecht|
|2016||Sofiane Hanni (ALG)||Mechelen||Nana Asare (GHA)||Gent||Frank Acheampong (GHA)||Anderlecht|
|2017||Youri Tielemans (BEL) ( )||Anderlecht||Landry Dimata (BEL) ( )||Oostende||Sofiane Hanni (ALG)||Anderlecht|
|2018||Anthony Limbombe (BEL) ( )||Club Brugge||Mehdi Carcela (MAR)||Standard Liège||Ibrahima Seck (SEN)||Genk|
|2019||Mbwana Samatta (TAN)||Genk||only the winner ranked; the rest of the top 5 unordered (Boli, Carcela, Dimata and Groeneveld)|
|2020||Dieumerci Mbokani (DRC)||Antwerp||Clinton Mata (ANG)||Club Brugge||Simon Deli (CIV)||Club Brugge|
|2021||Paul Onuachu (NGA)||Genk||Clinton Mata (ANG)||Club Brugge||Théo Bongonda (BEL) ( )||Genk|
|Country||Number of wins||Winning years|
|Democratic Republic of the Congo||1997, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2020|
|Nigeria||1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2021|
|Morocco||2006, 2008, 2009, 2010|
|Club||Number of wins||Winning years|
|Anderlecht||1996, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2017|
|Club Brugge||1992, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2018|
|Genk||1999, 2002, 2019, 2021|
|Standard Liège||2008, 2014|
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