The curtain finally came down on the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt on Friday, July 19, at the Cairo International Stadium.
Algeria narrowly edged out Senegal, as they held out for a 1-0 win following Baghdad Bounedjah’s third minute strike.
Three players and one team stood head and shoulders above the rest since the tournament got underway on June 21 until the conclusion date, and we now look at the awards recipients.
- Best player of the Tournament – Ismaël Bennacer (Algeria)
2. Top Goalscorer – Odion Ighalo (5 goals) – Nigeria
3. Best Goalkeeper – Raïs M’Bolhi (Algeria)
4. Fair Play prize – Senegal