Who to succeed Gaël Kakuta is open? Winner of the Marc-Vivien Foé Prize last year, the Congolese attacking midfielder from Lens will not be a candidate for his own succession for the prize for the best African player in Ligue 1 for the 2022 edition. RFI & France 24 revealed the names of the 12 nominees.
On the other hand, we find another Lensois, Seko Fofana, two Parisians, Achraf Hakimi and Gana Gueye, Lyon winger Karl Toko Ekambi, Stéphane captain Wahbi Khazri, the two Rennes defenders Nayef Aguerd and Hamari Traoré, or even Mohamed Bayo, author from a successful first season in Ligue 1 and top African scorer in the championship this season at the moment T with 10 goals.
The 12 nominated for the 2022 Marc-Vivien Foé Prize:
Yunis Abdelhamid (Stade Reims / Morocco)
Nayef Aguerd (Stade Rennais / Morocco)
Mohamed Bayo (Clermont Foot 63 / Guinea)
Sofiane Boufal (Angers SCO / Morocco)
Seko Fofana (RC Lens / Ivory Coast)
Idrissa Gana Gueye (Paris Saint-Germain / Senegal)
Achraf Hakimi (Paris Saint-Germain / Morocco)
Wahbi Khazri (AS Saint-Etienne / Tunisia)
Mario Lemina (OGC Nice / Gabon)
Moses Simon (FC Nantes / Nigeria)
Karl Toko-Ekambi (Olympique Lyonnais / Cameroon)
Hamari Traoré (Stade Rennais / Mali)