Europa Conference League: Ayoub El Kaabi named best player of the season


UEFA on Saturday elected the Lion of the Atlas, Ayoub El Kaabi, winner of the Europa Conference League with the Greek club Olympiakos, as best player in the C4 for the 2023-2024 season.

“The 30-year-old had a superb campaign after his team were knocked out of the Europa League at the end of the group stage, scoring 11 goals, including the winner in the final,” UEFA said. in a press release. “The Moroccan is the first player to score 11 goals in the knockout phase of a major UEFA men’s club competition,” underlined the same source.

“When I received the offer from Olympiacos, I saw it as a personal challenge. Olympiacos is a prestigious club, always in the running for national titles and engaged in European competition. I dreamed of playing in a European competition,” said El Kaabi, quoted in the press release.

Furthermore, the former Wydad de Casablanca scorer was logically chosen in the eleven-type of the season in the Europa Conference League alongside executives from Fiorentina, finalist of the competition, Aston Villa and the Bruges club.

The Atlas Lion was voted man of the match in the final thanks to his killer goal in the 116th minute on Wednesday evening in Athens.

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