The Confederation of African Football (CAF), has released it’s top 11 payers after the completion of the 2021 AFCON championship which team Senegal lifted the trophy for the first time.
It won’t come as a surprise that non of Super Eagles player made the list, despite interim coach, Augustine Eguavoen wining the best AFCON manager for the group stages, after his team made history to become the only team to win all group stage matches.
CAF made this announcement via a tweet shared on their verified handle on Tuesday, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Vincent Aboubakar of Cameroon were both named as top scorers.
Full list of AFCON 2021 top 11 players are as follows;
Best XI: Mendy, Hakimi, Abdelmonem, Tapsoba, Ciss, N.Mendy, Toure, Elneny, Salah, Aboubakar and Mane.
Substitutes: Andre Onana, Collins Fai, Kalidou Koulibaly, Mahmoud Hamdy, Ahmed Abo Elfetouh, Andre Anguissa, Youssouf M’Changama, Bertrand Traore, Sofiane Boufal, Toko Ekambi, Famara Diedhiou.