Best of Africa Premier League XI as voted by Goal readers

Comments()
Getty Images
Goal readers voted for their favourite players of African origin in the Premier League this week.

Ahead of the 2018 Best of Africa Awards, an evening to honour and celebrate the philanthropic endeavours and achievements of African football players, Goal fans voted through our Instagram account for their own Best of Africa XI – a team made up entirely of Premier League players of African origin.

Due to the lack of African goalkeepers in the Premier League, fans were tasked with choosing between the best African keepers set to appear at this year’s FIFA World Cup to fill the spot between the posts.

It has been a great year for Africans in the Premier League, with Mohamed Salah scoring 31 Premier League goals and putting Liverpool on the cusp of a Champions League final. 

Team-mate Sadio Mane has built on last season's successes, while Wilfried Zaha has become Crystal Palace's key man in their surge towards Premier League survival as almost 300,000 votes were received.

  1. Getty

    GK | Essam El-Hadary | Al-Taawoun

     
  2. Getty

    RB | Victor Moses | Chelsea

     
  3. Getty Images

    CB | Vincent Kompany | Manchester City

     
  4. CB | Eric Bailly | Manchester United

     
  5. Getty Images

    LB | Patrice Evra | West Ham United

     
  6. Getty Images

    RM | Mohamed Salah | Liverpool

     
  7. Getty Images

    CM | N'Golo Kante

     
  8. Getty

    CM | Paul Pogba | Manchester United

     
  9. Getty Images

    LM | Sadio Mane | Liverpool

     
  10. Getty Images

    ST | Pierre Emerick Aubameyang | Arsenal

     
  11. Getty Images

    ST | Romelu Lukaku | Manchester United