Patson Daka Named Player of U-20 Afcon

Zambian striker Patson Daka has been named the player of the tournament at the just ended CAF Under-20 Africa of Nations.
And five Zambians have been named in the team of the tournament. Goalkeeper Mangani Banda, who was named the man of the match in the final is the best young goalkeeper on the continent. Skipper Solomon Sakala is part of a three man defence which comprises two Senegelese defenders while Fashion Sakala and Edward Chilufya are in a five man midfield. Fashion ended the tournament with 3 goals.

Chilufya was one of three players together with Patson and South Africa’s Luther Singh on four goals but the latter ended with the top scorer award thanks to the two assists he provided.

Patson and Singh are the twin strikers. Enock Mwepu and Prosper Chiluya made the bench.


Total Man of the Competition: Patson DAKA (Zambia)
Total Man of the Match (Final Match): Mangani BANDA (Zambia)
Top scorer: Luther SINGH (South Africa) – 4 goals plus two assists
Fair play team: South Africa
CAF Best XI
Goalkeeper: Mangani BANDA (Zambia)
Defenders: Ousseynou DIAGNE (Senegal), Mamadou MBAYE (Senegal), Solomon SAKALA (Zambia)
Midfielders: Krepin DIATTA (Senegal), Ibrahima NIANE (Senegal), Sylla MORLAYE (Guinea), Edward CHILUFYA (Zambia), Fashion Sakala (Zambia)
Forwards: Luther SINGH (South Africa), Patson DAKA (Zambia)
Substitutes
Lamine SARR (Senegal), Prosper CHILUYA (Zambia), Enock MWEPU (Zambia), Grant MARGEMAN (South Africa), Liam JORDAN (South Africa), Yamodou TOURE (Guinea), Mohamed Aly CAMARA (Guinea)

Photo Credit : Faz

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