Ligue 1: Seko Fofana named African player of the season

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Ivorian Seko Fofana was on Sunday awarded the Marc-Vivian Foye Award, which awards the best African player of the Ligue 1 season.

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The Marc-Vivian Foye award, which awards the best African player in Ligue 1, remains in the hands of RC Lens. The jury this Sunday awarded the award to Sang et Orl club midfielder Seko Fofana, who will thus replace his teammate Gail Kakuta. The stage is completed by Malian Hamari Traore and Moroccan Nayef Aguiard, two representatives of Stade Renais.

56% of panels put it in the lead

Last year in seventh place in the gap, Seko Fofana won 24 this time in a prize given by a jury assembled by the RFI and France. Of the panel of journalists, consultants and former players, 80% put the Ivorian International on the podium and 56% on the podium. Voters put him on the top notch.

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Seko Fofana has already been rewarded with this Sunday’s UNFP Trophy, where he was placed in the standard squad of the season in the company of his teammate Jonathan Kloss. A fair reward for a player who has not missed a league game this season, has scored eight times and is required in the game.

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RC Lens’ captain, Seiko Fofana, has led his team throughout the season, contributing to the current seventh-place finish in the championship, one day from the end. Frank Haise’s formation may still dream of a European spot next season. For him, a win against AS Monaco at Bollart this Saturday will be inevitable, while at the same time hoping for poor performances from Strasbourg and Nice.

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