Picking an African Nations Tournament Best XI

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Picking an African Nations Tournament Best XI
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As the Cup of Nations came to its euphoric conclusion, it was the Super Eagles of Nigeria who stood tall—winning their first continental cup since 1994.

A number of Naija's young side will look back on this tournament as the one where they made their names and underlined the burgeoning revival of one of the continent's genuine heavyweights.

In this slideshow, Bleacher Report's African Expert Ed Dove runs down his team of the tournament, identifying his top performers and outlining why each player has impressed.

Agree or Disagree? Post your own dream teams down below, and let me know where I've gone wrong.

Enjoy.

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