Ghana striker Jordan Ayew named in African Team of the Week

Jordan Ayew

Jordan Ayew

The team of journalists from African Football put their heads together to select 11 players as well as a few on the bench to make up the African Football Team of the Week for 13-15 March 2015 including Ghana striker Jordan Ayew.

Starting Team:
1-Moez Ben Cherifia (Tunisia & Esperance de Tunis)
A fantastic match-winning display for Esperance away at Cameroon’s Cosmos de Bafia in the CAF Champions League.

2-Mehdi Benatia (Morocco & Bayern Munich)
Helped Bayern Munch to another convincing 4-0 victory in the Bundesliga.

3-Efe Ambrose (Nigeria & Glasgow Celtic)
Ambrose helped Celtic to gold in the Scottish Cup final.

4-Ludovic Sane (Senegal and Bordeaux)
Sane was on target for Bordeaux as his side stunned giants PSG and won 3-2 in the French League.

5-Joel Matip (Cameroon & Schalke)
Matip netted in Schalke’s 2-2 draw with Hetha Berlin.

6- Gianelli Imbula (eligible for DRC & Marseilles)
Gianelli Imbula had a great game for his club against Lyon. He is still eligible to play for Belgium, France or DR Congo.

7- Max Gradel (Ivory Coast & Saint-Etienne)
Gradel continued his exceptional form for Saint-Etienne, scoring the opening goal in their 3-2 away win over Metz in France’s Ligue 1 on Saturday.

8-Jordan Ayew (Ghana & Lorient)
Jordan Ayew found the back of the net and provided a vital assist to help Lorient beat Caen 2-1.

9-Brown Ideye (Nigeria & West Brom)
The Nigerian forward scored the winner against Stoke City with a very good header.

10-Vincent Aboubakar (Cameroon & FC Porto)
Cameroon striker Vincent Aboubakar scored FC Porto’s only goal of their victory over Arouca on Sunday.

11-Sadio Mane (Senegal & Southampton)
Sadio Mane played a key role for Southampton in their 1-1 draw against English Premier League leaders Chelsea on Sunday.

12-Yannick Bolasie (DRC & Crystal Palace)
13-Bertrand Traore (Burkina Faso & Vitesse)
14-Emad Motaeb (Egypt & Al Ahly)
15-Carlos Kameni (Cameroon & Malaga)
16-Wahbi Khazri (Tunisia & Bordeaux)

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