Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly is unhappy that his compatriot Edouard Mendy has been excluded from the list of 30 players contenders for the Ballon d’Or,
The 29-year-old. From Rennes to play for Chelsea for a fee of around 21 million pounds last summer. And did an excellent job leading the team to win the Champions League for the second time until receiving the award for the best player of both the UEFA and the African continent.
However, referred back to not being selected as one of the 30 candidates for this year’s Ballon d’Or. Along with last season’s team-mates Cesar Azplicueta, Jorginho, N’Golo Kante and Mason Mount,
“It’s a shame that Eduard didn’t. be one of them He is the first African goalkeeper to win the Champions League,” Koulibaly said.
“We have to keep working hard and work twice as hard as everyone else to make someone judge us fairly.”
“Eduard is a very optimistic person. We’ve already discussed this. He will continue to fight to be one of them. For me he should be in the 30s.” According to a report ufabet.
The Senegalese defender spoke to the media after his country’s 4-1 win over Namibia in the World Cup qualifiers.
When asked his thoughts on the Ballon d’Or nominations,
Koulibaly didn’t hold back and claimed Chelsea goalkeeper Mendy should feature among the 30 best players of the year.