Forbes: Benatia and Ziyech in top 10 ' Best Arab players 2017 '

In recent years we see that more and more Arab players may display on the stages of the top football, given what the business magazine Forbes recently underlined.

The Central Oostentak of the journal suggested the current calendar year, a list of the 10 best Arab football players in the world. Some of the criteria on the basis of which the soccer players were chosen were: the number of minutes of play (in all competitions up to 9 november this calendar year), the individual awards presented by the players received, the IFFHS Ranking of their clubs and finally the number of appearances for their national football team.

With right to number one, was an Egyptian-international and Liverpool-stronghold Mohamed Salah.


1. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool, Egypt)
2. Yacine Brahimi (FC Porto, Algeria)
3. Faouzi Ghoulam (SSC Napoli, Algeria)
4. Mohamed Eaton (Arsenal, Egypt)

6. Sofiane Hanni (RSC Anderlecht, Algeria)
7. Riyad M (Leicester City, Algeria)
8. El Arbi Hillel Mircea (Dinamo Zagreb, Algeria)

10. Nabil Bach (Schalke 04, Algeria)