Lawrence Ati-Zigi adjudged best goalkeeper in Swiss Super League

Lawrence Ati-Zigi adjudged best goalkeeper in Swiss Super League

Black Stars goalkeeper, Lawrence Ati-Zigi, has won the Best Goalkeeper of the 2022/23 Season award in the Swiss Super League.

The Ghana international was voted the best in his position by the Swiss Association of Football Players, the Switzerland branch of FIFPro.

The 26-year-old beat competition from three other goalkeepers to be the first choice for the Golden 11 of the 2022-23 season.

Ati-Zigi was competing with Grasshopper FC goalkeeper Andre Moreira, Young Boys’ Anthony Racioppi, and Servette FC goalie Jeremy Frick for the number one spot.

Ati-Zigi has been excellent this season in post for the Swiss-based club St. Gallen, playing in 30 league games and keeping three clean sheets.

He has faced 146 shots in those 30 games he has played, saving 103 of them (the most in the league), giving him a 70 percent save rate as he conceded 44 goals, letting in 1.5 goals per game.

The former Red Bull Salzburg goalkeeper makes 3.5 saves per 90 minutes.

Lawrence Ati-Zigi was also named the Best Player in the Swiss Super League in the first half of the season.

He has been Ghana’s number-one goalkeeper since Joseph Wollacott picked up an injury on the World Cup eve.

He was in the post for Ghana’s three group phase games in Qatar.

By: Queenster Agyapong | | Ghana

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