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Senegal and Algeria dominate AFCON Bext XI

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Algeria and Senegal players dominated the just ended AFCON 2019 championship Best XI.

The team however has the winner of the AFCON 2019 golden boot, OdionIghalo who helped Nigeria to a third-place finish in Egypt.

Algeria were the winners of the competition, winning the trophy for the second time on Friday.

Senegal lost the final by a goal to nil, failing to win the trophy once again as their wait for their first AFCON title continues.

The best eleven team selected by CAF had runners-up Senegal having the highest number of players making the cut with five places.

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Algeria’s coach Djamel Belmadi won the coach of the tournament following his team’s victory in Egypt.

The full list:

Goalkeeper: Rais M’Bolhi (Algeria)

Defenders: Lamine Gassama (Senegal), Yassine Meriah (Tunisia), Youssouf Sabaly (Senegal), Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal)

Midfielders: Adlene Guediora (Algeria), Idrissa Gana Gueye (Senegal), Ismael Bennacer (Algeria)

Forwards: Riyad Mahrez (Algeria), Sadio Mane (Senegal), Odion Ighalo (Nigeria)

Coach: Djamel Belmadi (Algeria)




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