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When Greatness Is Recognised: Marshall Munetsi A Member of FIFPRO’s Global Player Council Has Been Nominated For The Marc-Vivien Foe Award

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When Greatness Is Recognised: Marshall Munetsi A Member of FIFPRO’s Global Player Council Has Been Nominated For The Marc-Vivien Foe Award

Marshall Munetsi Nominated for the Marc-Vivien Foe Award

Marshall Munetsi Nominated for the Marc-Vivien Foe Award
Marshall Munetsi Nominated for the Marc-Vivien Foe Award

Zimbabwean international midfielder Marshall Munetsi has been shortlisted for the prestigious Marc-Vivien Foe Award, which is presented to the best African player in Ligue 1. Munetsi has been having a stellar season in the French top flight with Stade Reims, where he has been an integral part of the team’s midfield.

Munetsi’s Impressive Performance

Munetsi has been putting in commanding performances, scoring six goals and making three assists this season from the centre of midfield. His impressive display has caught the attention of several clubs, including Brighton & Hove Albion, Bournemouth, Burnley, and Watford, who are reportedly interested in signing him in the English Premier League.

The Marc-Vivien Foe Award

The Marc-Vivien Foe Award is named in honour of the late Cameroonian midfielder, who collapsed and died during a match in 2003. The award is given to an African player who has featured for an African national team and made at least 15 appearances in Ligue 1. The winner will be announced on May 30.

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Munetsi’s Journey So Far

Munetsi started his career in South Africa, playing for FC Cape Town, Baroka, and Orlando Pirates, where he spent four years before moving to France in 2019. Since joining Stade Reims, he has been a consistent performer, with his numbers at 21, 30 (one goal), 24 (five goals), and 29 (six goals) in the four seasons he has spent at the club.

The Finalists for the Marc-Vivien Foe Award

Munetsi is one of 11 finalists for the award. The list includes Seko Fofana, the midfielder from Ivory Coast who plays for Lens, Achraf Hakimi, the defender from Morocco who plays for PSG, Chancel Mbemba, the defender from DR Congo who plays for Marseille, Terem Moffi, the forward from Nigeria who plays for Nice, and Salis Abdul Samed, the midfielder from Ghana who plays for Lens, amongst others.

Munetsi’s Opinion on the Award

Munetsi has expressed his gratitude for being nominated for the award. He believes that it is an honour to be recognized for his performances and credits his teammates and coaches for his success.

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