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12.02.2015 Cup of Nations

Ghana trio Andre Ayew, Christian Atsu and Harrison Afful named in 2015 AFCON team of the tournament

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Ghana trio Andre Ayew, Christian Atsu and Harrison Afful named in 2015 AFCON team of the tournament
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Ghana trio Andre Ayew, Christian Atsu and Harrison Afful have been named in CAF's team of the tournament for the just ended Africa Cup of Nations.

Ayew who emerged top scorer of the tournament with three goals and most assists found his name on the compilation done by the Technical Study Group.

He was named among Ivorian trio Yaya Toure, Max Gradel and Gervinho in a five-man midfield which also had DR Congo's Yannick Bolasie.

Right-back Afful was named in a three-man defence which consisted of Ivorian duo Serge Aurier and Kolo Toure.

Atsu, named the tournament's best player, will a two-man attack alongside Wilfried Bony.

CAF named two goalkeepers- Sylvain Gbohouo (Côte d'Ivoire) and Robert Kidiaba (RD Congo)

Winners Cote d'Ivoire dominated the team with seven players.

CAF Team of the Tournament
Goalkeeper: Sylvain Gbohouo (Côte d'Ivoire) – Robert Kidiaba (RD Congo)

Defenders: Serge Aurier (Côte d'Ivoire), Harrison Afful (Ghana),  Abib Kolo Toure (Côte d'Ivoire)

Midfielders: Andre Ayew (Ghana), Yaya Toure (Côte d'Ivoire), Max Alain Gradel (Côte d'Ivoire), Yannick Bolasie (DR Congo), Gervinho (Côte d'Ivoire)

Forwards: Christian Atsu (Ghana),  Wilfried Bony (Côte d'Ivoire)

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