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Sports News of Monday, 18 May 2015


Andre Ayew is best African player in Ligue 1 for 2015

Ghana winger Andre Ayew has been named the 2015 Marc Vivien Foe award winner which is for the best African Player in the French Ligue 1.

The Olympique Marseille ace beat competition from Ivorian Max-Alain Gradel (Saint-Etienne) and Tunisian defender Aymen Abdennour who plays for Monaco.

Ayew will receive his award on Monday evening by Radio foot International on RFI (Radio France Internationale).

He replaces Nigeria goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama who won the award last year after his exploits with Lille.

Ayew has scored ten goals this season and helped Marseille to fight for a qualification to Europe as they lie fourth on the table.