Manchester United and Cote D’Ivoire star Eric Bailly has warmly reacted to his listing in the prestigious 2018 CAF Best XI that was named in Dakar on Tuesday night.
Bailly, who has been disappointed to sit out United’s last two games due to a red card suspension, expressed his heartfelt delight on his social media on Wednesday.
It is an honour to be selected in the 2018 African Team of the Year. Very happy to be one of the two Ivorians in the XI alongside my dear friend @Serge_Aurier. 🇨🇮— Eric Bailly (@ericbailly24) January 9, 2019
Feeling blessed for this award. 🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/zS1xtO9lgn
The 24-year-old Bailly from Ivory Coasts’ Bingerville will serve his final match suspension when United face Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley on Sunday 13 January.
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