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2023 AFCON: CAF releases Team of The Tournament without any Ghanaian player


The Best XI from the 34th edition of the just-ended Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament has been unveiled by the Technical Study Group (TSG) of the Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF).

Cote d’Ivoire, who clinched the championship with a remarkable comeback victory against Nigeria in the final, has three representatives in the Best XI: Ghislan Konan, Jean Michael Seri, and Franck Kessie. Kessie’s crucial goal in the final secured the title for the hosts.

Nigeria, the tournament runners-up, also have three players in the Best XI: Ola Aina, William Troost-Ekong, and Ademola Lookman.

South Africa, who placed third has their goalkeeper Ronwen Williams in the Best XI for his remarkable performance, particularly in saving four penalties in a single match. Teboho Mokoena of South Africa also made the Best XI.

DR Congo, who secured fourth place, contributed two players to the Best XI: Yoane Wissa and Chancel Mbemba.

The Best XI of the 2023 AFCON is a testament to the high calibre of talent and competitive spirit showcased by the participating teams throughout the tournament.

Team of The Tournament below:


Ronwen Williams (South Africa)


Ola Aina (Nigeria)

Ghislan Konan (Cote d’Ivoire)

William Troost-Ekong (Nigeria)

Chancel Mbemba (DR Congo)


Teboho Mokoena (South Africa)

Jean Michael Seri (Cote d’Ivoire)

Franck Kessie (Cote d’Ivoire)


Yoane Wissa (DR Congo)

Ademola Lookman (Nigeria)

Emilio Nsue (Equatorial Guinea)

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