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Riyad Mahrez is Glo CAF Player of The Year


Algeria and Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez dethroned Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to become the new Glo CAF Player Of The Year. Mahrez was in the hunt for the award with Aubameyang and Sadio Mane of Senegal and Liverpool. The Algerian’s amazing displays for Leicester City in its Barclays Premier League winning season helped him win the votes of technical men, captains ...

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Glo CAF Awards: Aubameyang, Mahrez And Mané Make Top Three


Gabonese midfielder Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Algeria Winger Riyad Mahrez and Senegalese Winger Sadio Mané have made the final top three for the 2014 African Player of the Year. The trio made the cut following votes from Head Coaches or Technical Directors of the National Associations affiliated to CAF, Media Committee, Technical & Football committee and a panel of Media Experts. Egypt’s ...

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Ballon d’Or: Riyad Mahrez, Paul Pogba, Jamie Vardy and Hugo Lloris on shortlist


Riyad Mahrez, Jamie Vardy, Paul Pogba, Dimitri Payet and Hugo Lloris have been named on the 30-man shortlist for the 2016 Ballon d’Or. France Football have announced all the players in contention for the prize, awarded last year to Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, who is again among the nominees along with Neymar, Luis Suarez, Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo. Also representing the Premier League ...

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UEFA Champions League: Leicester pip Copenhagen at the King Power Stadium to remain unbeaten

Mahrez has been directly involved in four of Leicester's five Champions League goals this season (Image credit: Getty Images)

Leicester City stand one victory away from qualification for the Champions League knockout phase after beating Copenhagen at the King Power Stadium to make it three wins from three in their group. Riyad Mahrez steered in Islam Slimani’s knockdown from close range five minutes before half-time time as the Premier League champions left their domestic struggles behind to remain firmly ...

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Leicester beat Brugge in first-ever UCL match

Riyad Mahrez's free-kick came after Jamie Vardy was brought down in a typical Leicester counter-attack (Image credit: Getty Images)

Leicester City celebrated their first ever Champions League match by romping to victory away to Belgium’s Club Brugge. Marc Albrighton scored with the Foxes’ first shot after a defensive error from right-back Luis Hernandez’s long throw. Riyad Mahrez curled in a masterful free-kick for 2-0 before half-time. Mahrez smashed in a penalty after Jamie Vardy was brought down by the ...

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Leicester star Riyad Mahrez named PFA Player of the Year

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Leicester star Riyad Mahrez has been rewarded for his fine season with the PFA Player of the Year award. Mahrez was presented with the prestigious trophy at the Grosvenor Hotel in London on Sunday after contributing 17 goals and 11 assists to the Foxes’ fairytale campaign. Mahrez was flown down by helicopter to the ceremony from the King Power Stadium, ...

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Mahrez, Vardy, Kante, Kane on PFA Shortlist


Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez and N’Golo Kante have been included on the shortlist for the PFA Players’ Player of the Year. The Leicester City trio are up for the prestigious prize, voted for by their peers, alongside Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil, Tottenham striker Harry Kane and West Ham playmaker Dimitri Payet. Vardy, Mahrez and Kante’s inclusion is recognition for their roles in a memorable season for ...

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Mahrez strikes as Leicester beat Watford


Riyad Mahrez scored the only goal of the game as Leicester City went five points clear at the top of the Premier League with victory over Watford at Vicarage Road. It was a tight first half with Watford coming the closest to breaking the deadlock when Nathan Ake hit the bar. However, Mahrez scored a stunning strike early in the ...

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