Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has been named alongside Liverpool Superstar Mohamed Salah in the France Football’s African Team of the Year.
Ndidi has been a top performer for Leicester City since he joined as in his second season led the league with tackles.
Rated as one of the best central young midfielders in Europe, his impressive performances in 2018 did not go unnoticed.
In a report by 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.
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)
Attackers – Riyad Mahrez (Algeria, Manchester City, Sadio Mané (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).