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Sports News of Wednesday, 8 January 2020

Source: Ghana Soccernet

No Ghanaian player in 2019 CAF Best XI

No Ghanaian player was named in the 2019 African Best XI released by CAF on Tuesday in Cairo.

Also known as the FIFpro Africa Best XI, the squad was chosen by the players.

Senegal dominate the list with three players Kalidou Koulibaly, Idrissa Gana Gueye and Sadio Mane- who was named African Best Player.

Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana was named between the sticks for his consistency at club level in the Eredivisie and UEFA Champions League.

The defenders consist of Morocco's Achraf Hakimi who is on loan at Borussia Dortmund from Real Madrid, Cameroon and Liverpool centre back Joel Matip and Serge Aurier of Tottenham Hotspur and Ivory Coast.

Arsenal forward and Gabon captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang also made the squad.

Algeria captain Riyad Mahrez of Manchester City, PSG star Idrissa Gana Gueye, Hakim Ziyech of Ajax and Morooco) and Egypt and Liverpool star Mohamed Salah.

African Best XI: Andre Onana (Cameroon), Achraf Hakimi (Morocco), Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal), Joel Matip (Cameroon), Serge Aurier (Ivory Coast), Riyad Mahrez (Algeria), Idrissa Gana Gueye (Senegal), Hakim Ziyech (Morooco), Mohamed Salah (Egypt), Sadio Mane (Senegal), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon)

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