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Madjid Bougherra wins Algerian Player of the Year award

Madjid Bougherra
Bougherra excelled for Algeria at the World Cup and Nations Cup

Scotland-based defender Madjid Bougherra has won his second successive Algeria Footballer of the Year award.

The 28-year-old, who plays for Glasgow Rangers, scooped the 2010 gong organised by three major newspapers in the country.

Bougherra was instrumental in Algeria's impressive showing at the African Cup of Nations and World Cup this year.

"I am delighted that this is the second time I have won this award," Bougherra said.

"It gives me strength to continue to serve and honour the colours of the national team."

MC Algiers won the Best Club of the Year award while striker Hajj Bougueche took the top scorer gong.

Striker Ryad Boudebouz was named as Algeria's most promising player while JS Kabylie's Malian import Iddrisa Koulibaly took the Best Foreign Player award.

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