Syria’s Omar Khribin named AFC Player of 2017
Syria’s national football team member Omar Khribin has been rewarded for his outstanding year by being named the AFC Player of the Year for 2017.
The 23-year-old received the prize at the Asian Football Confederation’s Annual Awards in Bangkok on Wednesday.
In a statement after receiving his award, Khribin said “I will do my utmost to maintain this achievement by providing a good performance and achieving more in various continental and international championships.”
Khribin is the first Syrian player to be named as the continent’s best player.
By : Suhad Alaawar