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Algeria Midfielder Ismael Bennacer named 2019 AFCON player of the tournament

Algeria Midfielder Ismael Bennacer named 2019 AFCON player of the tournament

Algeria midfielder Ismael Bennacer has been named 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Player of the Tournament.

Although he never found the net throughout the competition, Bennacer played a key role in his side emerging as African champions for the first time since 1990.

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The moment you’ve all been waiting for is finally here. The Total Man Of The Competition is none other than I. Bennacer! Congrats! #FootballTogether

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His compatriot Rais M’Bolhi was named Man of the Match after a fine performance in Algeria’s 1-0 win over Senegal in the final.

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And the winner of the Total Man of the Match is R. M’bolhi!#SENALG #FootballTogether

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He becomes the second Algerian ever to claim this honour after Rabah Madjer in Afcon 1990.

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