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Nigeria’s Ikouwem, Ozornwafor make 2019 U-20 AFCON Best XI

Flying Eagles Captain Ikouwem Udo
Flying Eagles Captain Ikouwem Udo

Confederation of African Football (CAF) has named Flying Eagles Captain Ikouwem Udo and defender Valentine Ozornwafor in the Best XI of the just concluded 2019 U-20 AFCON in the Niger Republic.

The Senegalese youth team has the highest number of players in the 2019 U-20 AFCON Best Eleven – four, with Ibrahima Ndiaye, Diop Lopy, Hadji Drame, and Hadji Badji making the CAF Best XI.

Mali on Sunday emerged champions of the 2019 U-20 AFCON after beating Senegal 3-2 on penalties after 1-1 regulation time.

Meanwhile, South Africa on Saturday in the 3rd-place match defeated Nigeria on penalties to claim the bronze, leaving seven-time champions, Nigeria with no trophy.

 

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