The Slovenian Footballer of the Year is an association football award presented annually by the Slovenian magazine EkipaSN .
|2008||Milivoje Novaković||1. FC Köln|
|2012||Samir Handanović||Udinese / Internazionale|
|2013||Kevin Kampl||Red Bull Salzburg|
|2014||Kevin Kampl||Red Bull Salzburg|
|2015||Jan Oblak||Atlético Madrid|
|2016||Jan Oblak||Atlético Madrid|
|2017||Jan Oblak||Atlético Madrid|
|2018||Jan Oblak||Atlético Madrid|
|2020||Jan Oblak||Atlético Madrid|
|2010||Armin Bačinović||Maribor / Palermo|
|2011||Dejan Lazarević||Torino / Padova|
|2012||Jan Oblak||União de Leiria / Rio Ave|
|2013||Jan Oblak||Rio Ave / Benfica|
|2014||Petar Stojanović||Veržej / Maribor|
|2015||Andraž Šporar||Olimpija Ljubljana|
|2016||Luka Zahović||Heerenveen / Maribor|
|2017||Jan Repas||Domžale / Caen|
|2018||Jaka Bijol||Rudar Velenje / CSKA Moscow|
|2019||Jaka Bijol||CSKA Moscow|
|2020||Aljoša Matko||Bravo / Maribor|
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