Who impressed throughout the second spherical of matches at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations? WhoScored.com decide their team of the spherical…
There have been upsets aplenty in the second spherical of Africa Cup of Nations fixtures.
Here, WhoScored.com run by means of their team of the spherical, with Cameroon and Tunisia the dominant sides with two gamers apiece making the minimize…
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WhoScored.com decide their Africa Cup of Nations team of the spherical
Goalkeeper: Mohamed Kamara (Sierra Leone) – 8.01 score
One of the stars of the event up to now, Mohamed Kamara put in one other excellent exhibiting for Sierra Leone as they twice got here from behind to attract 2-2 with Ivory Coast. Kamara saved a first-half Franck Kessie penalty, that one of 5 he made in whole, as he options between the sticks as soon as once more with a WhoScored.com score of 8.01.
Ivory Coast goalkeeper Badra Ali Sangare’s howler gifted Sierra Leone some extent of their Group E match.
Right-back: Collins Fai (Cameroon) – 8.66 score
The first of two Cameroon gamers to make the minimize, Collins Fai was wonderful in the AFCON hosts’ 4-1 win over Ethiopia. The right-back offered assists for Karl Toko Ekambi and Vincent Aboubakar both aspect of half-time in the comfy victory, these coming from two key passes, and the 29-year-old bought ahead effectively from the again, too, finishing two dribbles to return a WhoScored.com score of 8.66.
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Centre-back: Esteban Obiang (Equatorial Guinea) – 7.79 score
Springing the greatest upset at AFCON up to now, Equatorial Guinea earned a noteworthy 1-0 win over defending champions Algeria on Sunday evening with Esteban Obiang the star of the present. The defender scored the decisive objective 20 minutes from time and defended resolutely, making 4 clearances and one deal with, to make the XI with a WhoScored.com score of 7.79.
Highlights of the Africa Cup of Nations group stage match between Cameroon and Ethiopia.
Centre-back: Mohamed Camara (Guinea) – 7.56 score
Guinea boosted their possibilities of development with a hard-fought 0-0 draw with one of the pre-tournament favourites Senegal on Friday afternoon. Mohamed Camara put in a high quality efficiency at the again as three tackles, two clearances and one deal with guarantee he companions Obiang at the coronary heart of the defence with a WhoScored.com score of 7.56.
Left-back: Saliou Ciss (Senegal) – 7.24 score
Making his first begin at AFCON, Saliou Ciss put in a stable shift from left-back in Senegal’s 0-0 draw with Guinea. The 32-year-old accomplished two dribbles and made one key move in the stalemate, and was fouled 5 occasions, to spherical off the backline with a WhoScored.com score of 7.24.
Right midfield: Nicolas Pepe (Ivory Coast) – 8.99 score
While Ivory Coast have been unable to safe all the spoils of their eventual 2-2 draw with Sierra Leone, Nicolas Pepe capitalised on his first begin at AFCON, touchdown the WhoScored.com man of the match award with a score of 8.99. Pepe hit the again of the internet with one of 4 photographs and was unlucky to not add an help, making 5 key passes, to contribute in the direction of his inclusion.
Highlights of the Africa Cup of Nations Group E match between Ivory Coast and Sierra Leone.
Central midfield: Selim Amallah (Morocco) – 8.71 score
Morocco adopted up their 1-0 win over Ghana with a 2-0 victory over Comoros with Selim Amallah the star man. Amallah had a direct hand in each objectives, following up his early strike with the help for Zakaria Aboukhlal to wrap up the three factors. The 25-year-old’s objective got here from one of two photographs and help from two key passes, whereas further returns of two tackles and one interception was sufficient to yield a WhoScored.com score of 8.71.
Central midfield: Moses Simon (Nigeria) – 9.05 score
Linking up with Amallah in the center of the park is Nigeria’s Moses Simon, who earned a WhoScored.com score of 9.05 from their 3-1 win over Sudan. The Super Eagles sensation had a direct hand in two of their three objectives on Saturday, offering the opener for Samuel Chukwueze with simply three minutes on the clock. Simon then scored his first objective of AFCON shortly after the break, with the 26-year-old’s efficiency deserving of a spot in the aspect.
Highlights of the Africa Cup of Nations Group D match between Nigeria and Sudan.
Left midfield: Wahbi Khazri (Tunisia) – 10.0 score
With a WhoScored.com score of 10.0, Wahbi Khazri is the star man from the second spherical of AFCON fixtures, placing in the best-rated efficiency of the competitors up to now. Tunisia made amends for his or her controversial 1-0 loss to Mali with a 4-0 thumping of Mauritania with Khazri netting two and helping one in the victory. The 30-year-old’s double got here from three photographs and help from three goalscoring possibilities created to cap an ideal exhibiting.
Striker: Vincent Aboubakar (Cameroon) – 8.92 score
Vincent Aboubakar adopted up his double in Cameroon’s opening 2-1 win over Burkina Faso with one other two objectives in a 4-1 win over Ethiopia to characteristic on the frontline as soon as once more with a WhoScored.com score of 8.92. The 29-year-old hit the again of the internet with two of 5 photographs and was unlucky to not add an help as he made two key passes.
Highlights of the Africa Cup of Nations Group F match between Tunisia and Mauritania.
Striker: Seifeddine Jaziri (Tunisia) – 8.07 score
Partnering Aboubakar in assault is Tunisia’s Seifeddine Jaziri. The 28-year-old made the most of his first begin at AFCON, hitting the again of the internet of their 4-0 win over Mauritania along with his solely shot of the sport. One key move and one profitable dribble was sufficient for Jaziri to make the team of the spherical of with a WhoScored.com score of 8.07.
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The Africa Cup of Nations event can be broadcast stay on Sky Sports in January and February.
The event, initially scheduled to be performed in June and July 2021, can be performed in Cameroon between January 9 and February 6, 2022, with Sky Sports exhibiting all 52 video games stay.
Twenty-four groups will participate, kicking off on January 9 as hosts Cameroon host Burkina Faso in Yaounde, earlier than culminating in the last on February 6 in the capital.
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