Soccer News of Tuesday, 10 December 2013
Black Stars duo of Mubarak Wakaso and Kwadwo Asamoah have been nominated for the prestigious 2013 Golden Lion Award.
It is a competition set up by Moroccan newspaper 'Al-Mountakhab' to decide the best African player of the year.
Joining Wakaso and Asamoah on the shortlist are: Mehdi Benatia (Morocco-AS Roma), Mohamed Aboutrika (Egypt-Al Ahly), Didier Drogba (Côte d'Ivoire-Galatasaray), Yaya Toure (Côte d'Ivoire-Manchester City), John Obi Mikel (Nigeria-Chelsea), Kwadwo Asamoah (Ghana-Juventus), Mubarak Wakaso (Ghana-Ruben Kazan), Jonathan Pitoipa (Burkina Faso-Rennes), Sofiane Feghouli (Algeria-Valencia FC).
Didier Drogba is the title holder after winning it last year.
Wakaso and Asamoah were nominated for their fine form for club and country.