Both, Feghouli and Abdennour are on the shortlist to get the title of the African Player of the Year 2015. For those who did not know, they are both playing at Valencia.
The Tunisian defender, Aymen Abdennour and Algerian, Sofiane Feghouli, are candidates to be the the best African player of 2015 who is awarded by the CAF, the African Football Federation. The election of the winner will be realized by votes from national coach’s and technical directors of all nations that compose CAF. The award ceremony will take place next year on January 7 in Abuja (Nigeria).
The winner of the award for the past four years, Manchester City’s Yaya Toure, is on the list once again.
The ten complete finalist list composes:
André Ayew (Ghana/Swansea), Aymen Abdennour (Tunisia/Valencia),Mudather Eltaib Ibrahim 'Karika' (Sudan/El Hilal), Mohamed Salah (Egypt/Roma), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon/Borussia Dortmund), Sadio Mané (Senegal/Southampton), Serge Aurier (Ivory Coast/París Saint Germain), Sofiane Feghouli (Algeria/Valencia) and Yaya Touré (Ivory Coast/Manchester City).