Three Egyptian players in CAF's U-23 Championship Best XI

Karim Farouk, Saturday 10 Dec 2011

Three Egyptian players included in the best eleven of the African U-23 championship, two named as substitutes

Egypt keeper Ahmed El-Shennawy

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has released a list of the best eleven players at the U-23 African Championship that ended in Morocco on Saturday.

Egyptkeeper Ahmed El Shennawy has been chosen as the best keeper after producing some outstanding displays in the tournament, further enhancing his reputation as one of Africa's finest rising guardians.

Defender Moaz El Hennawy has also been picked in the back-four alongside central midfielder Hossam Hassan, whose efforts were key in helping Egypt control midfield.

In the substitute bench, defender Ahmed Hegazy and inspirational winger Mohamed Salah were selected.


Full squad:

Ahmed El Shennawy (Egypt)

Mark Mahan (CIV)
Moaz El Hennawy (Egypt)
Remy Nenet Ebanega (Gabon)
Zakariya Bergdish (Morocco)

Sameehg Doutie (South Africa)
Hossam Hassan (Egypt)
Abdelaziz Barrada (Morocco)

Adewole Raheem Lawal (Nigeria)
Abdoulaye Sane (Senegal)
Youness Mokhtar (Morocco)

Substitutes: Ousmane Mane, goalkeeper, (Senegal), Ahmed Hegazy, defender, (Egypt) Jean Michel Sery, midfielder, (CIV), Xavier Kouassi, midfielder, (CIV), Mohamed Salah, forward (Egypt), Allen Nono, forward, (Gabon), Soufiane Bidaoui, forward, (Morocco), Adnane Tighadouini, forward, (Morocco), Daniel Uchechi, forward, (Nigeria), Mohamed Chalali, forward, (Algeria).

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