Every year since 2009, the Marc Vivien Foé prize is awarded to the best African player playing in the French league. Twelve finalists are in the running, including the Senegalese, Idrissa Gana Gueye.
« Judged versatile, the Parisian defensive midfielder is more involved in the offensive sector this season. What is very appreciated in the French capital, because not being his first function, « says Rfi.
HAKIMI Achraf (Paris Saint-Germain/Morocco)
ABDELHAMID Yunis (Stade de Reims/Morocco)
AGUERD Nayef (Stade rennais/Morocco)
BAYO Mohamed (Clermont Foot/Guinea)
BOUFAL Sofiane (Angers SCO/Morocco)
FOFANA Seko (RC Lens/Côte d’Ivoire)
KHAZRI Wahbi (Saint-Etienne/Tunisia)
LEMINA Mario (OGC Nice/Gabon) SIMON Moses (FC Nantes/Nigeria)
This year’s winner will succeed Gael Kakuta.
The jury composed of nearly 100 journalists specializing in French and African soccer from all media (television, radio, print, internet) will render its verdict on May 16.