2023 AFCON: CAF Names Ekong, Aina, Lookman In Team Of The Tournament


Following the conclusion of the 34th edition of the African Cup of Nations, the Confederation of African Football ( CAF) through its Technical Study Group has released the Team of the Tournament.

Hosts Cote d’Ivoire, the new African champions, have three names in the Best Xl: Ghislan Konan, Jean Michael Seri and Franck Kessie. Kessie’s goal in the final helped the home side to secure the title.

Nigeria, who came oh-so-close, also have three names on the list: Ola Aina, William Troost-Ekong and Ademola Lookman.

South Africa, who entered the competition as underdogs but marched gallantly to a third-place finish have keepers, Ronwen Williams and Teboho Mokoena.

Williams made history when he saved four penalties in one match during the competition.

DR Congo, fourth place, also had two names: Yoane Wissa and Chancel Mbemba.

Equatorial Guinea was represented in the team with the inclusion of the top scorer Emilio Nsue