Egypt s goalkeeper Mohamed El-Shennawi gestures during the Group D Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) 2021 football match between Guinea-Bissau and Egypt at Stade Roumde Adjia in Garoua on January 15, 2022 (AFP)
The towering shot-stopper kept a clean sheet in two out of Egypt's three Group D matches, conceding only once in a 1-0 opening loss to Nigeria.
He is one of six goalkeepers to have kept clean sheets in two group-stage matches.
Cameroon striker Vincent Aboubakar was chosen as the best player after netting five goals in three matches to top the tournament's scoring chart.
Guinea's 19-year-old midfielder Ilaix Moriba was named as the best young player.
Egypt, who finished second in their group with six points, three behind leaders Nigeria, take on the Ivory Coast in a mouthwatering last-16 clash on Wednesday.
(For more sports news and updates, follow Ahram Online Sports on Twitter at @AO_Sports and on Facebook at AhramOnlineSports.)