The African 11 of the week (from October 04 to 11)


PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Terem Moffi (Nigeria – Lorient)

Terem Moffi has a string of five-star matches this season. This was the case again on Sunday. Despite Brest opening the score, the Nigerian international turned the tide all by himself by offering himself a new double. With special mention for his splendid cross shot in the opposite corner. Author of eight achievements in ten games, the Super Eagle leads the ranking of Ligue 1 scorers, tied with Neymar and Kylian Mbappé. Excuse a bit.

« He’s a boy who works a lot, » said Régis Le Bris, coach of FC Lorient. He is extremely happy. He always enjoys coming to training and it’s contagious. He does a lot of shopping to help his partners… All of this brings him to a higher level of success. He is a boy who has a lot of quality and who will go to very big clubs. He is in great shape. “It is not the people of Brest who will say the opposite.

The 11 African type of the week (4/4/2)

Goalkeeper: André Onana (Cameroon – Inter Milan)

Saturday, during the victorious trip to Sassuolo (2-1), André Onana kept the goal of Inter Milan in Serie A for the first time. Previously used alternately with the Slovenian Samir Handanovic, the Indomitable Lion played two consecutive matches this week, reassuring his team and garnering flattering appreciation from the Italian sports press. Good news at a big month of the World Cup.

Right side: Mohamed Youssouf (Comoros – Ajaccio)

Mohamed Youssouf participated in the exploit of AC Ajaccio, winner of Olympique de Marseille at the Vélodrome (2-1). Solid, the right side contained the Marseille attacks in his lane, neutralizing the usually restless Nuno Tavares. A veteran of the Comorian national team, he has thirty caps with the Cœlacanthes and reached the knockout stages of CAN 2021 with them.

Central defender: Joseph Okumu (Kenya – La Gantoise)

With six aerial duels won, Joseph Okumu made his big size (1m94) speak for himself during his team’s big victory at Eupen (0-4). A quality performance for the one who arrived from Elfsborg in Sweden in 2021. Called up to the national team before CAN 2019 when he was playing in the American third division, the Kenyan international today has 17 selections for the Harambee Stars.

Central defender: Emmanuel Agbadou (Ivory Coast – Reims)

Against PSG, the Stade de Reims has regained its good defensive habits, and Emmanuel Agbadou is not for nothing. Author of a superb performance, the Ivorian rock won almost all of his duels with Kylian Mbappé. Arrived during the last transfer window, this former FC San Pedro and US Monastirienne is coming off a successful season with Eupen in the Jupiler League (5 goals in 33 games).

Left side: Ramy Bensebaini (Algeria – Mönchengladbach)

The Bundesliga days follow one another and fortunately do not look alike for Ramy Bensebaini. Author of a goal against his camp the previous week, the Algerian left side scored twice against Cologne (5-2). After giving the advantage to his team just before the break with a well-adjusted penalty, the former Paradou AC doubled the lead fifteen minutes from time.

Defensive midfielder: Lassana Coulibaly (Mali – Salernitana)

Lassana Coulibaly was able to perfectly combine control and intensity against Hellas Verona (2-1). Tireless, the Malian international gradually asphyxiated his opponents, succeeding in 7 tackles and interceptions during the game. Designated man of the match, the native of Bamako played his third CAN final phase in a row with the Eagles at the start of the year.

Defensive midfielder: Thomas Partey (Ghana – Arsenal)

Arsenal have never lost in the Premier League this season when Thomas Partey was playing. This fine series continued with a victory against Liverpool (3-2), with another solid performance from the Ghanaian in midfield. A minor injury deprived him of the two preparation matches for the World Cup played by the Black Stars last month, against Brazil and Nicaragua.

Midfielder: André-Frank Zambo Anguissa (Cameroon – Napoli)

André-Frank Zambo Anguissa asserts himself from match to match as one of the strong links of the conquering Napoli of Luciano Spalletti. Not summoned last month by his coach, the Cameroonian international particularly distinguished himself this week during the resounding victory of his team on the ground of Ajax Amsterdam (1-6), with an XXL performance punctuated by two assists.

Playmaker: Saif-Eddine Khaoui (Tunisia – Clermont)

Saîf-Eddine Khaoui excellently led the Clermont game on Sunday against Auxerre (2-1), unlocking the score. Already decisive the previous week in Ajaccio, the former Marseillais finally continues and lets his subtle and inspired left foot speak. Excellent news for a player who is applying for a place in the Carthage Eagles group for the next World Cup, he who was already present in 2018.

Forward striker: Terem Moffi (Nigeria – Lorient)

Terem Moffi has a string of five-star matches this season. This was the case again on Sunday. Despite Brest opening the score, the Nigerian international turned the tide all by himself by offering himself a new double. With special mention for his splendid cross shot in the opposite corner. Author of eight achievements in ten games, the Super Eagle leads the ranking of Ligue 1 scorers, tied with Neymar and Kylian Mbappé. Excuse a bit.

Forward striker: Bevic Moussiti-Oko (Congo – Ajaccio)

Holder for the second time of the season on Saturday in Marseille, Bevic Moussiti-Oko justified the confidence granted by his coach. Powerful and mobile on the front of the attack, the Congolese international weighed on the Marseille rearguard and scored an equalizer worthy of Didier Drogba, opening the way to success for the Corsicans (2-1).

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