Africa’s Pride’ – Twitter reacts as Chelsea’s Mendy wins the Best FIFA Goalkeeper award


Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy has become the first African to win the Best Fifa Men’s Goalkeeper title.

Mendy received the 2021 recognition on Monday after defeating Italy’s Gianluigi Donnarumma and Bayern Munich’s Manuel Neuer to the trophy.

The 29-year-old played a crucial part in helping Chelsea win the Uefa Champions League in his debut season with a record nine clean sheets in the process.

He is now at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations with the Teranga Lions and he has been dubbed as a pride to the continent as he looks forward to playing his first match in Cameroon against Malawi on Tuesday.

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