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Rite Sports: Christian Atsu and Daniel Amartey Named In CAF Best X1 for AFCON 2017

Ghana duo Christian Atsu and Daniel Amartey have been named in the CAF X1 for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.

Atsu, who plays for Newcastle, has been selected as one of the five midfielders after some impressive displays for the Black Stars.

At the last Nations Cup in Equatorial Guinea, he was the best player of the tournament.

Amartey, who started in defence for Ghana, has been selected by the CAF Technical Study Group to play in midfield.

AFCON Champions, Cameroon  dominated the list with three players Fabrice Ondoa, Michael Ngadeu and Christian Bassogog.

Below is the full list;

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 (Egypt).

Forwards: Christian Bassogog (Cameroon), Junior Kabananga (DR Congo)

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