Afellay nominated as Dutch Muslim of the Year
PSV Eindhoven midfielder Ibrahim Afellay has been nominated for the Dutch Muslim of the Year award. A Dutch-born son of Moroccan parents, the 19-year-old first came to public attention this spring with a string of fine performances for PSV Eindhoven despite his young age. A total of 24 people were nominated for the award -- including Dutch-Moroccan rapper Ali B, Amsterdam alderman Ahmed Aboutaleb and Moroccan comedian Najib Amhali. The winner will be announced 11 January 2006. (TheAtlasLions.com)
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