Ghana blackstars forward, Andre Ayew has made it to the list of African team of the decade, named by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics’ (IFFHS).
Dede Ayew Named In IFFHS African Team Of The Decade: International Federation of Football History and Statistics’ (IFFHS) came out with the list of players based on their outstanding performances in both their National teams and also club sides over the decade, a period of 2011-2020.
The Ghanaian player has been very consistent and made it to the list due to his hard work, both at club side and playing for his nation Ghana, he became more popular in the Black Stars team after playing 2011, following his featuring in the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) and the 2010 World Cup.
The International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS) is an organization that chronicles the history and records of association football. It was founded on 27 March 1984 in Leipzig by Alfredo Pöge with the blessings of the general secretary of FIFA at the time, Helmut Käser.
Andre Ayew happened to be the only Ghanaian player to be named in this given period with others also from Nigeria, Algeria, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Egypt, Gabon, check out the full list below.
See below the African decade XI:
Goalkeeper: Vincent Enyeama (Nigeria)
Defenders: Eric Bailly (Ivory Coast), Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal), Medhi Benatia (Morocco), Ahmed Fathi (Egypt)
Midfielders: Riyad Mahrez (Algeria), Andre Ayew (Ghana), Yaya Toure (Ivory Coast)
Attackers: Sadio Mane (Senegal), Pierre Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon), Mohamed Salah (Egypt)