Black Stars skipper Andre Ayew has been named in International Federation of Football History and Statistics’ (IFFHS) African team of the decade following his outstanding performances with the Ghana national team.
Ayew is the only Ghanaian player who made the cut for the best XI of the decade.
IFFHS revealed the African team of the decade with players who performed from 2011 to 2020.
IFFHS x-rayed the performances and impact of the individual player at the club level and the national team level.
Ayew has been shortlisted for the CAF Team of the Year three times 2010, 2011, 2015.
He was also named BBC African Footballer of the Year in 2011 while playing for Olympique Marseille.
Other achievable awards includes; SWAG Ghana Player of the Year: 2011, AFCON Top Scorer: 2015, the AFCON Team of the Tournament: 2015, Swansea Best Player: 2020 and Swansea Top-Scorer: 2020.
The 31-year-old has been a top performer for any clubs he has featured for in his career. He featured for Olympique Marseille, Fenerbahçe S.K, West Ham United and Swansea City within that period.
See below the African decade XI:
Goalkeeper: Vincent Enyeama (Nigeria)
Defenders: Eric Bailly (IvoryCoast), Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal), Medhi Benatia (Morocco), Ahmed Fathi (Egypt)
Midfielders: Riyad Mahrez (Algeria), Andre Ayew (Ghana), Yaya Toure (Ivory Coast)
Attackers: Sadio Mane (Senegal), Pierre Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon), Mohamed Salah (Egypt)