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Morocco’s Yassine Bounou named third best goalkeeper in the world by IFFHS

The International Federation of Football History and Statistics has ranked Moroccan goalkeeper Yassine Bounou as the third-best goalkeeper in the world (IFFHS).

With a total of 55 points, the Moroccan international goalkeeper trails Belgian Thibaut Courtois in the rankings and Argentina’s Emiliano Martinez in second place.

With a total of 125 points, Thibaut Courtois wins the IFFHS award for the second time. Oliver Kahn, Walter Zenga, and José Luis Chilavert each received this award three times, and Gianluigi Buffon, Iker Casillas, and Manuel Neuer each received it five times.

Yassine Bounou conceded fewer goals—5 in 6 games, including 1 own goal—than Emiliano Martinez, who took home the trophy, thanks to his strong World Cup performance with the Moroccan side. gold, and in 7 games, they gave up 12 goals, including 5 on penalty kicks.

The Moroccan keeper also enjoyed a remarkable season with Sevilla FC, when he was awarded the coveted Zamora Award, which recognizes the top keeper in the Spanish La Liga.

 

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