2018 W/Cup Qualifier: Victor Moses, Ndidi, Balogun Make CAF Best 11
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced Super Eagles winger Victor Moses, midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and defender Leon Balogun in its World Cup qualifier MatchDay 3 Best 11.
Moses scored Nigeria’s 3rd goal in a 4-0 bashing of Cameroon on Saturday, while Ndidi and Balogun were equally outstanding.
Nigeria is the only country with three players in the Best 11, with Morocco, a 6-0 winner over Mali, and Ivory Coast, who beat Gabon 3-0, producing two players each.
Also named in the squad is Brian Mwila, who scored a brace to help Zambia keep their 2018 World Cup qualification dream alive with a 3-1 win over Algeria on Saturday.
Uganda’s Denis Onyango was chosen the best goalkeeper for his outstanding performance in side’s 1-0 victory over Egypt.
CAF’s World Cup Qualifier MatchDay 3 Best 11
Goalkeeper: Denis Onyango (Uganda)
Defenders: Leon Balogun (Nigeria), Medhi Benatia (Morocco), Serge Aurier (Ivory Coast)
Midfielders: Hakim Ziyech (Morocco), Ghailene Chaalali (Tunisia), Nuno Rocha (Cape Verde), Wilfred Ndidi (Nigeria), Victor Moses (Nigeria)
Attackers: Seydou Doumbia (Ivory Coast), Brian Mwila (Zambia)
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