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 midfielder has been a top performer for Leicester City since he joined and in his second season led the league with the most 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)
Forwards – Riyad Mahrez (Algeria, Man City), Sadio Mane (Senegal, Liverpool) Mohamed Salah (Egypt, Liverpool)
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).
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 in Russia.
Ndidi will return to action when Leicester City take on Newport County on Sunday, January 6.