Moussa Yattara Naby of Guinea
Saturday Jan 31, 2015. 09:38
Several new faces have shone through in the 2015 Afcon group stages and here is our Best XI of the opening round of games.
It was no easy task trying to select the eleven players, but after scratching our heads and talking to reporters on the ground in Equatorial Guinea such as Samm Audu, Andrew Oryada and Ameenu Shardow, we can give you a team.
Here we go: Best XI of the Group Stages.
Goalkeeper: Moussa Yattara Naby (Guinea)
Right back: Sagesse Babele (Congo)
Centre back: Daniel Amartey (Ghana)
Centre back: Baissama Sankoh (Guinea)
Left back: Faouzi Ghoulam (Algeria)
Midfielder: Prince Oniangue (Congo)
Midfielder: Javier Balboa (Equatorial Guinea)
Midfielder: Sambou Yatabare (Mali)
Midfielder: Ibrahima Traore (Guinea)
Striker: Max Gradel (Cote d'Ivoire)
Striker: Yassine Chikhaoui (Tunisia)
Coach : Claude Leroy