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Algeria’s Mahrez makes Fifa player of the year shortlist

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Isaac Kaledzi
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Isaac Kaledzi is an experienced and award winning journalist from Ghana. He has worked for several media brands both in Ghana and on the International scene. Isaac Kaledzi is currently serving as an African Correspondent for DW.
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Algerian and Leicester City’s winger Riyad Mahrez, is the only African player included in this year’s Fifa 23-man player of the year shortlist.

Mahrez who helped Leicester City to win the English premiership title last season will be going up against players like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

A shortlist of 23 players  was drawn up by experts from the FIFA Football Committee.

A winner will be named on January 9.

Mahrez is also on the Ballon D’Or shortlist along with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Gabon.

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Source: Africafeeds.com

 

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