Africa is know for producing some of the best talents in world football with the likes of Eto’o, Weah, Jay Jay Okotcha, Drogba, Gyan, Roger Milla, and many more all coming from the continent the continent.
These are legends who have proved themselves at the world stage in the past and their legacies still lives on.
With the likes of Salah, Mane, Aubemeyang, Mahrez and many more consistently proving themselves in their respective clubs and countries you know the future of African football is in safe hands.
We made a list of Africa’s most valuable eleven according to their value in transfermarket.com
There are some notable absentees with stars like Aubemeyang, Idris gueye, Ihaenacho, Wilfred Zaha, Nicolas Pepe and Naby Keita all missing out.
*The formation used above is the 4-3-3 formation
*A player is selected when his value beats every other player’s value in a particular position
Mendy who had an incredible season with Chelsea winning the Champions league and keeping 10 clean sheets in the competition surprisingly misses out in favour of Ajax and Cameroon goalkeeper Andre Onana. Onana is value is €30m edging Mendy’s €25m
Koulibaly is arguably one of the best and most expensive defenders in the world and there’s no doubt he made list. Matip is one of the best defenders in premier league when fit. His injury problems has contributed alot to his low market value but he still makes the list
Achraf Hakimi, the Moroccan and inter Milan Right back who can also play as wingback is definitely the best at his position in the continent. Ivorian and Tottenham hotspur Right back Serge Aurier makes the cut.
In the defensive midfield position leceister and Nigeria’s Wilfred Ndidi beats PSG’s Idriss gueye to the position. Chelsea and Moroccan midfielder and forward makes the eleven in the right midfield position with Algerian and Manchester city’s Riyad Mahrez taking the Left Midfield position.
Upfront there is Liverpool and Egyptian forward Mohammed Salah who occupies the Right Winger position with his Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane Occupying the Left Winger position
In the striker position Nigeria and Napoli record signing Osimehen beats Aubemeyang to the position