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Zambia dominates CAF Best XI

Zambia’s dominance at the 2017 Total U-20 Africa Cup has reflected in the CAF Best XI with the host nation contributing five players.

The 2017 Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations champions have also contributed two players on the bench with midfielder Enock Mwepu and defender Prosper Chiluya making the list.

Coach Beston Chambeshi’s team has also in its fold the Total Man of the Competition Paton Daka with Mangani Banda winning the Total Man of the Match (Final Match).

South Africa’s Luther Singh won the Top Scorer accolade with four goals with his two assists setting him apart from the trio of Daka, Fashion Sakala and Edward Chilufya.

Total Man of the Competition: Patson DAKA (Zambia)

Total Man of the Match (Final Match): Mangani BANDA (Zambia)

Top scorer: Luther SINGH (South Africa) – 4 goals plus two assists

Fair play team: South Africa


Goalkeeper: Mangani BANDA (Zambia)

Defenders: Ousseynou DIAGNE (Senegal), Mamadou MBAYE (Senegal), Solomon SAKALA (Zambia)

Midfielders: Krepin DIATTA (Senegal), Ibrahima NIANE (Senegal), Sylla MORLAYE (Guinea), Edward CHILUFYA (Zambia), Fashion Sakala (Zambia)

Forwards: Luther SINGH (South Africa), Patson DAKA (Zambia)


Lamine SARR (Senegal), Prosper CHILUYA (Zambia), Enock MWEPU (Zambia), Grant MARGEMAN (South Africa), Liam JORDAN (South Africa), Yamodou TOURE (Guinea), Mohamed Aly CAMARA (Guinea)



1. Zambia

2. Senegal

3. Guinea

4. South Africa

5. Cameroon

6. Egypt

7. Sudan

8. Mali


13 goals: Zambia

10 goals: South Africa

8 goals: Senegal

6 goals: Guinea

5 goals: Cameroon

3 goals: Mali, Sudan

2 goals: Egypt


2 goals: Zambia

4 goals: Egypt

6 goals: Cameroon, Guinea, Senegal

8 goals: Sudan

9 goals: South Africa, Mali


+11: Zambia

+2: Senegal

+1: South Africa

0: Guinea

-1: Cameroon

-2: Egypt

-5: Sudan

-6: Mali


Group A: 19 goals

Group B: 24 goals

Semi-finals, third place and final: 7 goals

Total: 50 goals (average of 3.12 goals par match)



Luther Singh (South Africa)

Edward Chilufya

Patson Daka (Zambia)


Fashion Junior Sakala (Zambia)


Liam Jordan (South Africa)

Eric Ayuk Mbu (Cameroon)

Morlaye Sylla (Guinea)

Ousseynou Diagne (Senegal)


Tercious Malepe (South Africa)

Samuel Gouet (Cameroon)

Kalvin Jih Ketu (Cameroon)

Olivier Mbaizo (Cameroon)

Mostafa Abdalla (Egypt)

Karim Hassan (Egypt)

Nasser Maher (Egypt)

Naby Bangoura(Guinea)

Mohamed Aly Camara(Guinea)

Yamodou Touré (Guinea)

Abdoul Karim Danté(Mali)

Moussa Diakité(Mali)

Sékou Koïta (Mali)

Aliou Badji(Senegal)

Krépin Diatta(Senegal)

Ibrahima Niane (Senegal)

Hassan Hassan(Sudan)

Walaa Mohamed (Sudan)

Emmanuel Banda(Zambia)

Enock Mwepu (Zambia)


Zambia vs Guinea: Patson Daka (Zambia)

Mali vs Egypt : Sékou Koita (Mali)

Senegal vs Sudan: Krepin Diatta (Senegal)

South Africa vs Cameroon: Luther Singh (South Africa)

Egypt vs Guinea: Yamodou Touré (Guinea)

Zambia vs Mali: Fashion Junior Sakala (Zambia)

Cameroon vs Sudan: Eric Ayuk Mbu (Cameroon)

Senegal vs South Africa: Ousseynou Diagne (Senegal)

Zambia vs Egypt: Enock Mwepu (Zambia)

Sudan vs South Africa: Sibongakonke Mbatha (South Africa)

Guinea vs Mali: Morlaye Sylla (Guinea)

Senegal vs Cameroon: Krepin Diatta (Senegal)

Zambia vs South Africa: Edward Chilufya (Zambia)

Senegal vs Guinea: Jean Jacques Ndecky (Senegal)

Guinea vs South Africa: Mohamed Aly Camara (Guinea)

Zambia vs Senegal: Mangani Banda (Zambia)

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