It includes 4 Arab stars.. Learn about the ideal squad for African players in 2021


The International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS), based in Leipzig, Germany, has announced the perfect line-up for the best African players for the current year 2021.

The squad of the best in the African continent does not include any professional player outside Europe except the Tunisian star Ali Maaloul, the left back of the Egyptian Al-Ahly club, the culmination of his successful career with his country and Al-Ahly.

In addition to Maaloul, there are 3 of the most prominent Arab stars throughout history: the Egyptian Mohamed Salah, the Liverpool star, the Algerian Riyad Mahrez, the Manchester City star, and the Moroccan Ashraf Hakimi, the French star of Paris Saint-Germain.

The following is the ideal line-up announced by the International Federation of History and Statistics:


Edward Mendy (Chelsea – Senegal)

line of defense:

Achraf Hakimi (Paris Saint-Germain – Morocco), Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli – Senegal), Ali Maaloul (Al-Ahly – Tunisia).


Amadou Haidara (Leipzig – Mali), Idrissa Gueye (Paris Saint-Germain – Senegal), Frank Kessie (Milan – Côte d’Ivoire).

offensive line:

Riyad Mahrez (Manchester City – Algeria), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool – Egypt), Sebastian Haller (Ajax Amsterdam – Cote d’Ivoire), Sadio Mane (Liverpool – Senegal).

South African Pitso Mosimane, coach of Al-Ahly of Egypt, was chosen as the best coach in Africa, hours after he won the African Super Cup at the expense of Moroccan Raja.

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