The International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) has published its African Type Team of the Year 2022. Five Atlas Lions are among the best African players of the year according to this body which remains the most objective and the most reliable.
IFFHS placed Vincent Aboubacar in attack alongside Sadio Mané and Mohamed Salah. while in midfield, she appointed Azzedine Ounahi and Sofyan Amrabat in addition to the Ghanaian, Mohammed Kodus.
The defense is made up of Tunisian Ali Maaloul, Senegalese Kalidou Koulibaly and the two Atlas Lions, Achraf Hakimi and Romain Saiss. The cage goes to the elegant goalkeeper of the Moroccan selection, Yassine Bounou.
It should be noted that no Algerian is included in this 11 type of the International Federation of Football History and Statistics
Guardian : Yassine Bounou (Morocco)
Defenders: Achraf Hakimi (Morocco)Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal), Romain Saiss (Morocco) and Ali Maaloul (Tunisia).
Midfielders: Sofyan Amrabat (Morocco)Mohammed Kudus (Ghana) and Azzedine Ounahi (Morocco).
Attack: Mohamed Salah (Egypt), Vincent Aboubakar (Cameroon), Sadio Mané (Senegal)