Africa Cup Of Nations XI Vs. Copa America XI – Who Wins?

Lionel Messi, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane are just some of the stars on show in international football this summer.

There may be no World Cup or Euros to fill up the football calendar, though it’s business as usual for South American and African teams.

Copa America kicks-off this Friday in Brazil while the Africa Cup of Nations begins next week in Egypt.

But which tournament has the better players? And who would win if they faced off?


Image: Lineup Builder

Copa America 2019 XI

Image: Lineup Builder
Image: Lineup Builder

Well, SPORTbible ran a poll on Twitter that asked users to pick between an AFCON 2019 XI and a Copa America 2019 XI and here are the results.

The AFCON 2019 XI features Premier League talent in the shape of Liverpool duo Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah, not to mention Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha and sough-after defender Kalidou Koulibaly.

However, the Copa America XI, who boasts the likes of Alisson, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez, won by a landslide.

Image: Twitter
Image: Twitter

The debate raged on in the comment section. Here’s some reaction from Twitter.

Which team wins? Let us know in the comment section below.

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He’s a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He’s also an avid Bristol City fan.


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Publish date : 2019-06-12 10:15:11

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