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One PSL Star Named In CAF’s 2018 African Team of the Year

CAF have announced the official 2018 African Team of the Year, and one Premier Soccer League star has made Africa’s Finest XI.

Click through the gallery to see the CAF African Team of the Year 2018.

Mamelodi Sundowns goalkeeper has made the selection after his fine performances for club and country in 2018. The Uganda goalkeeper has written headlines after qualifying for the 2019 AFCON without conceding so far.

Onyango was the only African-based player to be named in Africa's Finest XI with the rest of the selected stars all being based in Europe. 

In defense, Ivory Coast right-back Serge Aurier was chosen alongside Senegal's strong centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly. Morocco's Mehdi Benatia and Ivory Coast's Eric Bailly complete the back four.

In midfield, Ghana's Thomas Partey was selected alongside Guinea and Liverpool man Naby Keita as well as Algeria's Riyad Mahrez.

Read: Salah Named CAF African Footballer Of The Year, Writes History

Upfront, Egypt's Mohamed Salah was voted into Africa's Finest XI following his performances for Egypt and Liverpool in 2018. He is accompanied by his club teammate and Senegal star Sadio Mane as well as Arsenal and Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. 

What do you make of Africa's Finest XI in 2018? Have your say in the comments section below.


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