CAF announces Team of the Tournament

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the official 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Team of the Tournament, which surprisingly comprises of more players from silver medalists Senegal than the champions Algeria.

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The Lions of Teranga extended their long wait for a continental title when they were beaten by Algeria, but lead the team with five players namely – Lamine Gassama, Kalidou Koulibaly, Youssouf Sabaly, Idrissa Gueye and Sadio Mane.

The Desert Foxes on the other hand have Goalkeeper of the Tournament Rais M’Bolhi in goals, Adlene Guediora, Riyad Mahrez and Player of the Tournament Ismael Bennacer, while Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi was named Coach of the Tournament.