Indeed, Moroccan defender Achraf Hakimi, 20 years old, was voted best young African player of the year 2018 on 8 January 2019 in Dakar during the CAF trophies.
His career with Hervé Renard’s award-winning Lions of the Atlas, as well as his club performances with Real and Dortmund, put the Moroccan at the top of the African charts in 2018, placed
Bundesliga are obviously very happy with Borussia Dortmund’s summer recruit.
Since joining German’s league Bundesliga, Borussia Dortmund’s defender Achraf Hakimi has won the Bundesliga’s Rookie of the Month award twice. He has been a constant starter for the team that is now topping the league and has been a vital player in Lucien Favre’s revolutionary tactics.
In just one year, Hakimi has gone from a reserve player at Real Madrid to a Champions League winner with the same team. He also played the three games for his national team, Morocco, in Russia World Cup. He then joined Borussia Dortmund on loan from Real
What a year 2018 has been for the Moroccan 20 years old defender Achraf Hakimi.