Serge Aurier recognised in African Best XI
Thu 10 January 2019, 12:27|Tottenham Hotspur
Serge Aurier has been named in the 2018 Confederation of African Football Best XI of the Year.
The Ivory Coast international right-back, who captained his country in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers earlier this season, has made 12 appearances for us in all competitions so far this term and opened his goalscoring account for the campaign with a brace in last week's 7-0 FA Cup victory at Tranmere Rovers.
He's joined in the Best XI of the Year by fellow Ivory Coast star Eric Bailly of Manchester United, plus Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez, Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and the Liverpool trio of Naby Keita, Mo Salah and Sadio Mane.
Africa 2018 Best XI: Denis Onyango (Mamelodi Sundowns/Uganda), Serge Aurier (Tottenham/Ivory Coast), Medhi Benatia (Juventus/Morocco), Eric Bailly (Manchester United/Ivory Coast), Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli/Senegal), Naby Keita (Liverpool/Guinea), Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid/Ghana), Riyad Mahrez (Manchester City/Algeria), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool/Egypt), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal/Gabon), Sadio Mane (Liverpool/Senegal).