Confederation of African Football announces ideal line-up for Cameroon tournament

The Confederation of African Football announced, on Monday, the list of the main and substitute players in the “ideal squad” for the 33rd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, which ended last Sunday with the crowning of Senegal with the African title after winning the final match against the Egyptian team on penalty kicks 4-2.

The main lineup included 4 Arab players, including 3 Egyptians and one Moroccan, while the list of substitutes included 4 Arabs (two Egyptians, one Moroccan and one player from the Comoros Islands).

The continental body also appointed the Senegalese player Sadio Mané (best player in the tournament), his compatriot Edward Mendy (best goalkeeper), Senegalese coach Aliou Cissé (best coach), Cameroonian Vincent Aboubakar (the tournament’s top scorer) and Burkinabe: Issa Kaboré (best youngest player in the tournament).

The ideal main lineup for the Cameroon tournament was as follows:

Goalkeeper: Edouard Mendy (Senegal)

Defenders: Achraf Hakimi (Morocco), Mohamed Abdel Moneim (Egypt), Edmond Tabsoba (Burkina Faso) and Salio Cissé (Senegal).

Midfielders: Mohamed Elneny (Egypt), Nambalis Mendy (Senegal) and Ibrahim Touré (Burkina Faso).

Attackers: Mohamed Salah (Egypt), Vincent Aboubakar (Cameroon), Sadio Mané (Senegal).

The list of substitutes included:

Goalkeeper: Andre Onana (Cameroon).

Defenders: Collins Faye (Cameroon), Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal), Mahmoud Hamdi El Wensh and Ahmed Fattouh (Egypt).

Midfielders: André Inguisa (Cameron), Youssouf Machangama (Comoros), Bertrand Traoré (Burkina Faso).

Attackers: Sofiane Boufal (Morocco), Toko Ekambi (Cameroon), Famara Didheo (Senegal).

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