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Medhi Benatia named the BBC Cup for "African Footballer of the Year"



FOOTBALL – very famous, the trophy of the best African football player of the year, was awarded by The BBC, Only revealed the 5 nominated for this 2018 edition. Among them, Moroccan international Medhi Benatia who will succeed defending champion of the year 2017, the Egyptian striker and Liverpool star, Mohammed Salah.

To date, no Moroccan has won this distinction which, since 1992, has rewarded the best African player. This year, the captain of Atlas Lions and Juventus player from Turin is named alongside big names in African football, namely, Mohamed Salah again, Senegal's Kalidou Koulibaly and Sadio Mane and Ghana's Pana.

for The BBC, A Moroccan captain from Madhi Benatia, 31, has become one of the most reliable defenders in Europe in recent years, after playing for some of the biggest clubs in the old continent. But that's his job at the heart of the famous defense of Juventus in 2018, which won him the first time on the African football list of the year. The BBCWe can call the media site.

As a strong and safe central defender, Bentia has helped win the seventh straight season of last season, winning the Italian Cup and quarterfinal of the Champions League. He also led Morocco in their first World Cup finals since 1998, although they were eliminated in the group stage.

Also, El Capitano, who made his return to the national team on Friday against Cameroon, was ousted Mo Salah, a favorite of his estate, that also his national team and reached the final of the Champions League last May in Real Madrid? Selio Mane, Salah's teammate in Liverpool will also say after a very good season with the Reds.

Until the verdict on December 14, you can vote on the website of the The BBC. You have until December 2, 20:00 GMT.

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