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NT: SNRT Journalists Pick Ziyech as Best Athlete of 2018

By The Atlas Lions, Dec 31 2018 03:12PM

It is no surprise that footballer Hakim Ziyech and Taekwondo artist Fatima Zahra Abou Fares’ came out on top of SNRT journalists’ picks for top athletes this year.

By Morocco World News -

Rabat – Moroccan journalists have picked footballer Hakim Ziyech and Taekwondo artist Fatima Zahra Abou Fares as the best Moroccan male and female athletes of 2018.

Forty Moroccan journalists in the National Broadcasting and Television Company’s (SNRT) sports section voted for their favorite Moroccan athletes of 2018 and released the results on Sunday.

Ajax Amsterdam’s Ziyech collected 88 points, surpassing Borussia Dortmund’s Achraf Hakimi, who obtained 31 points.

Ziyech delivered an outstanding performance in 2018. He received many awards, including the “Dutch Footballer of the Year” and “Golden Lion of 2018.”

Hakimi was the first Moroccan to ever win the Champions League title. He delivered a solid performance in the World Cup with the Moroccan national football team.

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