The International Federation of Football History and Statistics, IFFHS has released the Best team of the Year consisting of Only African Players.

The Year 2021 has been a successful Year for Africans in different Levels especially at the Club Level where some boast of European triumph such as Winning the League Title at their respective Leagues and winning UEFA Champions League Particularly Edouard Mendy and Hakim Ziyech doing it with Chelsea.

Algeria's Riyad Mahrez Boasts of Winning the 2020/2021 EPL with Manchester City While Sebastien Haller currently Occupies the thrown of Goal-Scoring in this Season's UEFA Champions League Campaign.

At The national level as well, some of the players have guided their Nations to the AFCON as well as the world cup which are both holding Next Year.

The Team Compiled by IFFHS comprises of More Senegalese players than every other nations and Surprisingly not a single Nigerian Player made the team despite.

Edouard MENDY (Senegal/Chelsea FC)

Achraf HAKIMI (Morocco/Inter Milan/Paris SG)
Kalidou KOULIBALY (Senegal/Napoli SSC)
Ali MAALOUL (Tunisia /Al Ahly SC)

Amadou HAIDARA (Mali/RB Leipzig)
Idrissa GUEYE (Senegal/Paris SG)
Franck KESSIE (Ivory Coast/Milan AC)

Riyad MAHREZ (Algeria/Manchester City FC)
Mohamed SALAH (Egypt/Liverpool FC)
Sebastien HALLER (Ivory Coast/Ajax FC)
Sadio MANE (Senegal/Liverpool FC)


Andre ONANA (Cameroon/FC Ajax)
Eric BAILLY (Ivory Coast/Manchester United FC)
Joel MATIP (Cameroon/Liverpool FC)
Thomas PARTEY (Ghana/Arsenal FC)
Naby KEITA (Guinea/Liverpool FC)
Baghdad BOUNEDJAH (Algeria/Al Sadd SC)
Hakim ZIYECH (Morocco/Chelsea FC)

Pitso MOSIMANE (South Africa/Al Ahly SC) - (3-3-4)