Eze, Ojo make 2018 CHAN XI

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)

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Born July 13, 1965, Fred Edoreh hails from Umeh, Isoko South, Delta State. He attended St. John Primary School, Iselegu, Mater Dei Collage Ashaka, St. Patrick’s Grammar School, Asaba for HSC and graduated in English and Literary Studies at Bendel State University, Ekpoma.
He went into journalism in 1990 with Newbreed Magazine and later crossed over to television production with Ultimate Sports and Soccerworld on the Nigeria Televsion Authority.
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