Nigeria’s duo of Stephen Eze and Dayo Ojo have been named in the just-ended 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament XI by CAF.
Eze was an ever-present as Nigeria went all the way to the final in Morocco, while Dayo Ojo stamped his class in the Eagles midfield when he broke into the first team, scoring a superb goal against the Nzalang Nacional of Equatorial Guinea.
Expectedly, champions and hosts Morocco dominated the tournament 11 with five players including Ayoub El Kaabi, who won the highest goalscorers’s gong with a record nine goals. El Kaabi was also adjudged the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the tournament.
Bronze winners, Sudan produced the best goalkeeper of the tournament in Akram El Hadi.
Goalkeeper: Akram El Hadi (Sudan).
Defenders: Omer Suliman (Sudan), Stephen Eze (Nigeria), Badr Benoun
Midfielders: Dayo Ojo (Nigeria), Walid El Karti (Morocco), Salaheddine Saidi (Morocco), Zakaria Hadraf (Morocco), Abdulrahman Ramadhan (Libya)
Forwards: Ayoub El Kaabi (Morocco), Saleh Taher (Libya)