The best African goalkeeper of all time according to a FIFA survey

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Former legendary Atlas Lions goalkeeper Badou Zaki has been voted the best African goalkeeper in history, according to a Twitter poll of the French-speaking FIFA World Cup account on Wednesday.

Zaki was preferred to Cameroonians Joseph-Antoine Bell, and Rhomas Nkono and to Egyptian Essam El Hadary. He obtained 31% of the votes against 28% for El Hadary, the latter is closely followed by Belle (25%). Nkono came in 4th position with 15% of the votes.

It was a question of answering the question “Quite a few proposed names and some that come back much more than others. According to you, who is the best African goalkeeper in history”.

“It was tight until the end but it was Badou Zaki who won,” reads the Twitter page of the 2020 World Cup. Some 416 Internet users participated in this poll.