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Cameroonian striker Christian Bassogog

Cameroon dominate AFCON Team of the Tournament

Cameroonian striker Christian Bassogog

Cameroonian striker Christian Bassogog

LIBREVILLE – THREE Cameroon players are in the Confederation of African Football Team of the tournament, disclosed after the end of the Africa Cup of Nations.

Player of the tournament, Christian Bassogog, who stars for Aab in Denmark, features alongside goalkeeper Fabrice Ondoa and defender Michael

The 21-year was influential to Cameroon winning the ultimate, after a 2-1 win over Egypt in the final on Sunday at the Stade de l’Amitie in Libreville, and was deservingly named the best player of the competition by the CAF Technical and Study Group.

Egypt were awarded the Pair Play Prize while Democratic Republic of Congo forward, Junior Kabananga, was top scorer with three goals.

List of honours

Total Man of the Competition: Christian BASSOGOG (Cameroon)
Total Man of the Final Match: Benjamin MOUKANDJO (Cameroon)
Fair Play prize: Egypt
Top Scorer: (DR Congo) – 3 goals

CAF Team of the tournament
Goalkeeper: Fabrice ONDOA (Cameroon)
Defenders: Modou Kara MBODJI (Senegal), Ahmed HEGAZY (Egypt), Michael
NGADEU (Cameroon)
Midfielders: Charles KABORE (Burkina Faso), Daniel AMARTEY (Ghana),
Bertrand TRAORE (Burkina Faso), Christian ATSU (Ghana), Mohamed SALAH
Forwards: Christian BASSOGOG (Cameroon), Junior KABANANGA (DR Congo).

– CAJ News