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Appiah in Africa's Best 11

Wed, 15 Feb 2006 Source: cafonline.com

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Black Stars captain Stephen Appiah?s impressive performance in the just-ended African Cup of Nations has been endorsed with his selection into the tournament?s All Star team, representing the best 11 players in the tournament.

The selection by the CAF Technical Study Group Committee, placed Appiah in an elite group which includes Cote d?Ivoire?s Didier Drogba, Camerounian Samuel Eto?o and Egypt captain Ahmed Hassan who was voted the tournament?s most valuable player.

Ghana?s centre-back John Mensah was selected into reserve team which includes Nigeria goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama, Ivorian Arouna Kone and Lomana Lualua of DR Congo.

Best player: Ahmed Hassan of Egypt
Best Scorer: Samuel Eto'o of Cameroon (5 goals)
Best Youth player: Mikel Obi of Nigeria
Best Goalkeeper: Essam Hadary of Egypt

The BEST 11


Goalkeeper
El Hadary Essam (Goalkeeper)
Defenders
Wael Gomaa
Rigobert Song
Emanuel Eboue
Taye Taiwo

Midfielders
Hasan Ahmed
Pascal Feindouno
Stephen Appiah
Abu Trika Ahmed

Strikers
Samuel ETO?O
Didier Drogba
Reserve
GK Vincent Enyeama NIG
Moustapha Kamara SEN
John Mensah GHA
Dos Santos Silva TUN
Henry Kamara SEN
Ismael Bangura GUI
Zola Malumona RD
Lua Lua Lamana RD
Geremi Fotoso CAM
Kone Arouna CIV

Black Stars captain Stephen Appiah?s impressive performance in the just-ended African Cup of Nations has been endorsed with his selection into the tournament?s All Star team, representing the best 11 players in the tournament.

The selection by the CAF Technical Study Group Committee, placed Appiah in an elite group which includes Cote d?Ivoire?s Didier Drogba, Camerounian Samuel Eto?o and Egypt captain Ahmed Hassan who was voted the tournament?s most valuable player.

Ghana?s centre-back John Mensah was selected into reserve team which includes Nigeria goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama, Ivorian Arouna Kone and Lomana Lualua of DR Congo.

Best player: Ahmed Hassan of Egypt
Best Scorer: Samuel Eto'o of Cameroon (5 goals)
Best Youth player: Mikel Obi of Nigeria
Best Goalkeeper: Essam Hadary of Egypt

The BEST 11


Goalkeeper
El Hadary Essam (Goalkeeper)
Defenders
Wael Gomaa
Rigobert Song
Emanuel Eboue
Taye Taiwo

Midfielders
Hasan Ahmed
Pascal Feindouno
Stephen Appiah
Abu Trika Ahmed

Strikers
Samuel ETO?O
Didier Drogba
Reserve
GK Vincent Enyeama NIG
Moustapha Kamara SEN
John Mensah GHA
Dos Santos Silva TUN
Henry Kamara SEN
Ismael Bangura GUI
Zola Malumona RD
Lua Lua Lamana RD
Geremi Fotoso CAM
Kone Arouna CIV

Source: cafonline.com