BBVA, the main sponsor of the Liga de Fútbol Profesional, has announced the names of the best coaches and footballers in November. They are the standout figures in recent games in the Liga BBVA and Liga Adelante.
In the Liga BBVA, two Basque teams can boast another trophy in their cabinets this month. Real Sociedad striker Carlos Vela and the manager of Athletic Club, Ernesto Valverde, are the winners of the awards. The four goals scored by the Mexican forward in November have earned him the prize of best player in the division in November. For his part, the manager of the Bilbao side led his team to ten of the twelve points available last month. Their run of victories catapulted Athletic to the middle of the table.
The men of the moment in the Liga Adelante are Sergi Enrich, CD Numancia's forward, and Paco Herrera, the coach of UD Las Palmas, the leaders of the division. The goals from the Rojillos' striker have pulled Numancia out of a rut put them within touching distance of the playoff spots in just five matches. Enrich celebrated four of his five goals this season in the month of November. For his part, Paco Herrera has motivated his understudies to the top of the table with 32 points and just one defeat.
The voting panel is formed by football professionals who are very familiar with both the Liga BBVA and the Liga Adelante, and who have no links to any of the clubs in the competition.