Ghana and Strasbourg defender Alexander Djiku has been nominated for Fans XI best centre back in Ligue One following the end of the 20/21 season.
Despite his team finishing in 15th place and conceding 58 goals he put in impressive individual performances which were key to Strasbourg’s league survival.
The 26 year made 30 appearances and racked up 2553 minutes during the campaign.
He also excelled in aerial battles winning 54 of his duels and also winning a 100 challenges.
On the disciplinary side he picked up 8 yellow cards and no red cards.
The best centre back award will be voted for by fans and Djiku will have to beat off competition from the likes of Botman and Fonte of Lille and Maripan of AS Monaco.
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Djiku has been named in Ghana’s squad for the upcoming friendly matches against Morocco and Ivory Coast.
He was handed his Black Stars debut by C.K Akonnor in game against Qatar.