Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has been named alongside Liverpool Superstar Mohamed Salah in the France Football’s African Team of the Year.
The Super Eagles player has been a top performer for Leicester City since he joined as in his second season led the league with tackles.
In a report by a reputable Media organization, France Football who co-ordinate the Ballon D’Or and Kopa Trophy Awards, Ndidi made the list of the team of the year.
France Football African Team of the Year
Goalkeeper – André Ako (Cameroon, Ajax)
Defenders – Youcef Atal (Algeria, Nice), Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal, Napoli), Manu Da Costa (Morocco, Istanbul BB), Achraf Hakimi (Morocco, Borussia Dortmund)
Midfielders – Thomas Partey (Ghana, Atletico Madrid), Wilfried Ndidi (Nigeria, Leicester City ), Hakim Ziyech (Morocco, Ajax)
Alternates – Samatta (Tanzania, Genk), Idrisse Gana Gueye (Senegal, Everton), Pepe (Ivory Coast, Lille), Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang (Gabon, Arsenal), Bounou (Morocco, Girona), Badri (Tunisia, Esperance), Toko Ekambi ( Cameroon, Villarreal).
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Ndidi was praised for his consistency which led Leicester City to award him with a new contract after his participation at the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Russia.
Ndidi will return to action when Leicester City take on Newport County on Sunday, January 6.
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