|Noah Allen, Fort Lauderdale CF: The 17-year-old played every minute of his 27 appearances for Fort Lauderdale in his first full season in the professional ranks and was impressive defensively as he won 34 tackles at a success rate of 77.3 percent while also logging 35 interceptions and 31 clearances. Allen also completed 832 passes at an 80.5 percent accuracy rate and notched two assists and 28 key passes in attack.
Kobe Franklin, Toronto FC II: Voted to the League One All-League First Team, Franklin had a solid two-way season for the Young Reds as he recorded two goals and six assists, tied for fifth in the league, and notched 39 key passes. The 18-year-old also recorded 46 interceptions and 41 clearances while winning 22 tackles.
Shaan Hundal, Fort Lauderdale CF: The former Canada U-20 international had a breakout campaign after his move to South Florida with 11 goals to tied for fourth in the regular season. The 22-year-old also recorded three assists and 20 key passes while averaging a goal every 171.1 minutes as he ranked ninth in League One overall with a +6.05 Goals Added mark in the regular season.
2021 Most Valuable Player Finalists – Winner announced Thursday, Nov. 18