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Sports News of Saturday, 20 July 2019


2019 AFCON: Algeria’s Ismael Bennacer named Player of the Tournament

Algeria midfielder Ismael Bennacer has been named 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Player of the Tournament.

The 21-year-old, who plays for Italian side, Empoli was outstanding for the Desert Foxes through out the competition.

He was also named the young best player of the tournament.

Bennacer becomes the second Algerian ever to claim this honour after Rabah Madjer in Afcon 1990.