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AFCON: Troost-Ekong, Aina, Lookman Make CAF Best XI

Super Eagles trio, William Troost-Ekong, Ola Aina and Ademola Lookman have been included in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, Best X1.

The Confederation of African Football, CAF, released the team of the tournament on Wednesday.

Troost-Ekong scored three goals for the Super Eagles in the competition.

The 30-year-old was also named Player of the Tournament.

Aina showcased his defensive prowess for the Super Eagles to be named in competition’s Best X1.

Atalanta winger, Ademola Lookman was one of Nigeria’s best performers in the competition.

Lookman registered three goals in seven appearances for the three-time champions in Cote d’Ivoire.

Hosts Cote d’Ivoire also have three players in the selection.

They are, Jean Michael Seri, Ghislan Konan and Franck Kessie.



Ronwen Williams (South Africa)

Defenders: Ola Aina (Nigeria), Ghislan Konan (Cote d’Ivoire), William Troost-Ekong (Nigeria), Chancel Mbemba (DR Congo).

Midfielders: Teboho Mokoena (South Africa), Jean Michael Seri (Cote d’Ivoire), Franck Kessie

Strikers: Yoane Wissa (DR Congo), Ademola Lookman (Nigeria), Emilio Nsue (Equatorial Guinea)


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