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AFCON 2021: Simon, Others Missing As CAF Announces Tournament’s Best Xi

The Best XI for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, has been declared by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

Following the end of the competition in Egypt on Sunday night, CAF revealed the 2021 AFCON Best XI via a post via their Twitter handle.

No Nigerian players, including Moses Simon, who had an excellent tournament, made the Best XI or reserve bench.

Senegal Wins AFCON 2021, Defeats Egypt On Penalties

Cameroon featured four players in the roster, including the tournament’s best goalkeeper, Edouard Mendy, Saliou Ciss, Nampalys Mendy, and Most Valuable Player Sadio Mane.


Remember that the Teranga Lions of Senegal won the AFCON final 4-2 on penalties in Yaoundé’s Olembé stadium in Cameroon over the weekend.

After 120 minutes, the AFCON 2021 final match finished in a 0-0 draw.

Senegal won their first-ever AFCON after Sadio Mane netted the game-winning penalty against Egypt.

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The following is the complete list:

Mendy, Hakimi, Abdelmonem, Tapsoba, Ciss, N.Mendy, Toure, Elneny, Salah, Aboubakar, and Mane are among the best XI in the world.

Substitutes: Andre Onana, Collins Fai, Kalidou Koulibaly, Mahmoud Hamdy, Ahmed Abo Elfetouh, Andre Anguissa, Youssouf M’Changama, Bertrand Traore, Sofiane Boufal, Toko Ekambi, Famara Diedhiou, Bertrand Traore, Sofiane Boufal, Toko Ekambi, Famara Diedhi



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