Jeffrey Schlupp has been named for the Premier League African Player of the Month

Jeffrey Schlupp has been named for the Premier League African Player of the Month

By El Akyereko Frimpong

Follow the writer on Twitter: @AkyerekOfficial

Utility Ghana defender Jeffrey Schlupp is favourite to win the Premier League’s African Player of the Month of September after being nominated for the award. 

The 22-year-old has been nominated alongside his Leicester City team-mate Riyad Mahrez who is from Algeria and scored once in the month of September.

The pair are fighting Crystal Palace’s Yannick Bolasie of DR Congo who won the award last month.

Schlupp, capped 8 times by Ghana with a goal, massively in the month of September by scoring the match winner against Norwich City and winning the man of the match award within the month.

Schlupp is not new to winning awards in the Premier League after winning Leicester City’s Player of the Season Award last season at Leicester’s end of season award gala.

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