On February 10, the Moroccan international footballer secured the first hat trick in the Leganes club’s history.
Rabat – Good news for Moroccan football fans: La Liga has listed Moroccan footballer Youssef En-Nesyri as one of three nominees for the best player of the month in February.
The two other candidates are Getafe striker Jaime Mata and FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi.
After scoring a hat trick last month, the footballer expressed satisfaction at being the first in his football club, Leganes, to achieve the feat.
🏆 Los nominados a Mejor Jugador del Mes de febrero en #LaLigaSantander son:
— LaLiga (@LaLiga) 28 février 2019
En-Nesyri said the goals were memorable, adding that the whole team contributed to Leganes’ 3-0 win against Real Betis.
“It was not a personal success, but a collective effort of the team and scoring a hat-trick will always be memorable for me.”
The footballer joined Leganes in August 2018 with a four year contract.
The Fez naive started his football career in the youth team if the Maghreb AS.
En-Nesyri was also part of the Moroccan national football team in the 2018 World Cup.