Yaser Kasim has won the award for best Iraqi footballer 2015, after polling 38% of votes by fans and media professionals. His closest rivals were Justin Meram and Ali Adnan who managed 34% and %15 of the vote respectively. Kasim is currently playing with Swindon Town in English League One.

Kasim has also been nominated for the award of Best Arab Professional Player for 2015, which will be announced in the next few weeks.