Three Bundesliga players among the nominees for African Player of the Year

The CAF (Confederation of African Football) has today revealed the list for the men’s African Player of the Year. On that list is three Bundesliga players: Serhou Guirassy (Stuttgart), Ramy Bensebaini (Borussia Dortmund) and Edmond Tapsoba (Bayer Leverkusen).

Guirassy (27) has been in sensational form for Stuttgart this season, scoring 15 and creating two in nine games across all competitions. The Bundesliga side made the Guinean forward’s move from Rennes permanent after impressing on loan last season and in 37 games across all competitions for VfB, Guirassy has scored 29 and created four.

African Player of the Year – Full List

  1. Ramy Bensebaini (Algeria and Borussia Dortmund)
  2. Riyad Mahrez (Algeria and Al Ahli)
  3. Edmond Tapsoba (Burkina Faso and Bayer Leverkusen)
  4. Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa (Cameroon and SSC Napoli)
  5. Vincent Aboubacar (Cameroon and Besiktas)
  6. Ibrahima Sangare (Cote d’Ivoire and Nottingham Forest)
  7. Seko Fofana (Cote d’Ivoire and Al Nassr)
  8. Chancel Mbemba (DR Congo and Olympique Marseille)
  9. Fiston Mayele (DR Congo and Pyramids)
  10. Mahmoud Abdel Moneim “Kahraba” (Egypt and Ahly)
  11. Mohamed Abdelmonem (Egypt and Al Ahly)
  12. Mohamed ElShenawy (Egypt and Al Ahly)
  13. Mohamed Salah (Egypt and Liverpool)
  14. Mohammed Kudus (Ghana and West Ham United)
  15. Thomas Partey (Ghana and Arsenal)
  16. Serhou Guirassy (Guinea and VfB Stuttgart)
  17. Yves Bissouma (Mali and Tottenham Hotspur)
  18. Achraf Hakimi (Morocco and Paris Saint-Germain)
  19. Azzedine Ounahi (Morocco and Olympique Marseille)
  20. Hakim Ziyech (Morocco and Galatasaray)
  21. Sofyan Amrabat (Morocco and Manchester United)
  22. Yahya Jabrane (Morocco and Wydad Athletic Club)
  23. Yassine Bounou (Morocco and Al Hilal)
  24. Youssef En-Nesyri (Morocco and Sevilla)
  25. Peter Shalulile (Namibia and Mamelodi Sundowns)
  26. Victor Osimhen (Nigeria and SSC Napoli)
  27. Sadio Mane (Senegal and Al Nassr)
  28. Pape Matar Sarr (Senegal and Tottenham Hotspur)
  29. Percy Tau (South Africa and Al Ahly)
  30. Mohamed Ali Ben Romdhane (Tunisia and Ferencvaros)

GGFN | Daniel Pinder

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