How the Senegal team honored Edouard Mendy after he was named Best Goalkeeper of the Year

How the Senegal team honored Edouard Mendy after he was named Best Goalkeeper of the Year

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At 29, this marks a great feat for the Senegalese goalkeeper, who guided Chelsea FC of England to win the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Super Cup titles in 2021. How the Senegal team honored Edouard Mendy after he was named Best Goalkeeper of the year.

In the Champions League knockout stage, he only allowed two goals as Chelsea won the competition for the second time.

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Mendy won the award over the other two contenders, Gianluigi Donnarumma of Italy and Manuel Neuer of Germany. And today, as the Teranga Lions continue their quest in Cameroon for the Africa Cup of Nations, Mendy has got a standing ovation from his national teammates.

The entire team was seen dancing and celebrating as they congratulated the goalie, who has been in outstanding form since joining Premier League club Chelsea.

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Following Chelsea’s amazing 2021 season, which saw the men’s team win the Champions League and the women’s team win the domestic treble, Mendy joins both Thomas Tuchel and Emma Hayes as Managers of the Year in both the male and female categories.

“The Senegal squad celebrating Édouard Mendy winning The Best Goalkeeper of the Year award”

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Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Diploma in Physical Fitness. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "The Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple roads and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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