Five Algerian players have been nominated by a team of professional journalists from Ghana’s fast growing football portal 442gh.com in the AFCON team of the tournament.
The team took into consideration the performance of the Players in the competition, their contribution to the successes of their teams, goals scored by the players and their team, and the general ouput f the players in the entire competition
The five, led by the tournament best player Ismael Bennacer, also includes defender Aissa Mendi, and midfield duo of Captain Riyad Mahrez, and Adlene Guedioura, with Goalkeeper Rais M’bohi completing the quintet of Algerians in the team of the tournament.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles have two players with Defender Kenneth Omerou, and golden boot winner Odion Ighalo.
Fourth placed Tunisia are also represented in the team of the tournament by two striker Whabi Khazri, and defender Yassine Meriah.
The team of the tournament is completed by the duo from the losing finalist Senegal, with Sadio Mane, and Kalidou Koulibaly.