Kanu Recognized As Drogba, Mahrez Top List of African Players Who Have Won the Premier League Multiple Times

Kanu Recognized As Drogba, Mahrez Top List of African Players Who Have Won the Premier League Multiple Times

  • The 2021/22 English Premier League season came to an entertaining end on Sunday, May 22 as Manchester City were crowned champions
  • The win was Man City’s 4th Premier League title in 5 seasons and Riyad Mahrez was the only African to be crowned champion with the Citizens
  • Mahrez has now won 4 Premier League titles and is the joint-top African winner of the competition alongside Didier Drogba

Riyad Mahrez has shot to the top of the lists of Africans who have won multiple English Premier League titles after Manchester City clinched their 4th league crown in 5 seasons.

Mahrez started for Manchester City but had to be substituted as the Citizens battled back from two goals down against Aston Villa to win 3-2 in dramatic fashion at the Etihad stadium.

Nwankwo Kanu, Didier Drogba, Riyad Mahrez, English Premier League, Manchester City, Liverpool
Riyad Mahrez has won the Premier League title four times in his playing career. Photo by Matt McNulty
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According to a report via Goal, The Algerian now joins Ivorian legend, Didier Drogba on top of the lists as both players have won the English topflight league four times in their illustrious careers.

Also on the list of Africans to have won the English Premier League includes Yaya Toure who won the league on three different occasions.

Nwankwo Kanu, John Obi Mikel, and Michael Essien are other African players that also won the Premier League twice in their careers.

Mahrez says Liverpool hates Manchester City

Meanwhile, Riyad Mahrez has stirred a bit of controversy less than 24 hours after winning his fourth Premier League trophy with Manchester City.

According to the Daily Express, Mahrez has claimed that Liverpool ‘hate’ Manchester City and plans to heap further misery on the Reds after claiming the Premier League title.

The Reds have always been close competitors with Man City for the title in the last five seasons but lost out narrowly by one point this term to Pep Guardiola’s team.

Social media reacts to Riyad Mahrez's hilarious post

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Manchester City forward Riyad Mahrez has hilariously asked Twitter to give him his blue badge back.

Mahrez took to the same Twitter to announce that they had taken off the sign, that shows one's account is verified, in front of his name.

The Algerian captain tagged the new twitter owner and billionaire Elon Musk asking him to give him the treasured sign back.

Source: Sports Brief News