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Piatti named MVP, Camara best defensive player of 2016

The pillars of the Montreal Impact have been rewarded by the club

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The Montreal Impact named Ignacio Piatti the club's MVP for 2016, hence receiving the Giuseppe Saputo Trophy. Hassoun Camara was named Impact Defensive player 2016.

Piatti had 2 excellent consecutive seasons with the Bleu-Blanc-Noir, confirming his status as one the best offensive players in MLS. His 17 goals represent an amazing statistic knowing the he does not play as a striker but his offensive flair was always part of his portfolio.

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Hassoun Camara is rewarded but only being the longest-serving Impact player ,in MLS, but for his come-back performance, after a difficult 2015 season (only 9 games played). Almost injury-free, Camara was an important piece of Mauro Biello’s setup.