U-20 AFCON: No Ghanaian player in best eleven

Under20 Afcon 11 CAF best XI of the just ended under-20 AFCON

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 Source: footballghana.com

The best XI in the just ended Africa U-20 Cup of Nations which was held in Niger has been released and no Ghanaian player made it into the team.

Mali, who eliminated Ghana in the group stage beat Senegal 3-2 on penalties to claim their maiden Total Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations title following a 1-1 stalemate after extra time in Niamey.

CAF released its best players of the tournament and no Ghanaian player was on the list despite some superb individual performances from Kudus Mohammed and Emmanuel Lomotey who got two goals in the tournament.

The best eleven was dominated by runner up Senegal who had four players, followed by Mali with three, Nigeria with two, and one each from Niger and South Africa.

The 2019 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations was the 15th edition of the Africa U-20 Cup of Nations (22nd edition if tournaments without hosts are included), the biennial international youth football tournament organized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for players aged 20 and below.

The top four teams of the tournament which includes Nigeria South Africa, Senegal and Mail have all qualified for the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland as the CAF representatives.

Source: footballghana.com
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