African Player Of The Year, Who Deserves It Between Salah, Mendy & Mahrez?

African Player Of The Year, Who Deserves It Between Salah, Mendy & Mahrez? African Player Of The Year, Who Deserves It Between Salah, Mendy & Mahrez?

The race for this year’s African footballer of the year award, is one which is expected to draw a whole lot of attention, as a couple of African players performed excellently well, especially in Europe.

The award is usually handed to the African player who has been adjudged to have been the best under the year in review.

Top stars (Past & present) such as Didier Drogba, Yaya Toure, Samuel Eto, Nwankwo Kanu and the likes have all been recipients of the award in previous years.

While this year’s edition is expected to go down in some months time, it’s definitely going to be a tough edition this time around.

Top African stars such as Mohamed Salah (Liverpool & Egypt), Edouard Mendy (Chelsea & Senegal), & Riyad Mahrez (Man City & Algeria) are the top favorites as it stands.

All three aforementioned names, are clearly heads & shoulders above every other African player on paper due to their achievements in 2021. I will thus be going through the profile of the 3 African stars, as we determine who is best qualified for the award.

Mohamed Salah (Egypt & Liverpool)

The Egyptian is arguably one of the most in form players in the world at the moment, and his form this year in general has been outstanding.

Although Salah hasn’t won a silverware under the year in review, but his exploits in front of goal for both club and country should be taken into serious consideration.

Edouard Mendy (Chelsea & Senegal)

It wouldn’t be out of place if i label Mendy as the best shot stopper in the world at the moment, as the Chelsea man has been incredible in goal.

The Senegalese and Chelsea’s number one scooped home both the Uefa champions league and the the super cup trophy this year.

Edouard Mendy also won the Uefa best goalkeeper of the year award, after his exploits with club side Chelsea, enroute to their Ucl triumph in May.

Riyad Mahrez (Man City & Algeria)

The Algerian winger has been one of the most consistent African players in Europe for quite sometime now.

Riyad Mahrez who is a one time recipient of the Afcon footballer of the year award, won both the Efl cup and the premier league title with Man City this year.

Mahrez will definitely be in contention for the award this year, as his stats for both club and country has been relatively impressive.

Who should win the award between Mahrez, Salah, and Edouard Mendy?


Dominic Nwodo

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