Futaa's Performance Index gives AFCON stars and players around the world scores out of 100 according to the traits and qualities most important for players in their position.
Tonight's AFCON final between Senegal and Algeria will showcase the tournament's two best sides, two best defences and two of the biggest stars in Africa and indeed the world.
Liverpool's Sadio Mané ended 2018/2019 with a bang, lifting the Champions League trophy in Madrid after scoring in a disappointing defeat exactly a year before. His finishing and overall goal-output have improved tremendously under Jurgen Klopp at Anfield, meaning that he's now a complete attacker and one of the most devastating wide forwards in the world.
Riyad Mahrez scored what ended up being a crucial goal that helped Man City to the Premier League title on the final day of the season at Brighton. He ended up playing more of an impact role in the Premier League last season, starting 14 games and appearing 13 times from the substitutes bench. His ball-carrying ability on the counter-attack is invaluable to any side he represents. And who can forget his ferocious free-kick that broke Nigeria's hearts in the semifinals just five days ago?
Both of these African superstars have shown themselves to be excellent under pressure in the big moments. Which one will deliver for their country tonight as the world watches?
This should be a great contest between two men capable of producing the spectacular representing the two best sides in Africa in 2019.