Goal king Emmanuel Emenike led four other Nigeria stars in the official team of the 2013 AFCON picked by the CAF technical group.
The other Super Eagles stars on the tournament XI are Chelsea stars Mikel Obi and Victor Moses, goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama and Efe Ambrose.
The other players in this team include Burkina Faso central defender Bakary Kone, Ghana skipper Asamoah Gyan, Cape Verde skipper Fernando Neves.
Rennes and Burkina Faso winger Jonathan Pitroipa was picked as the MVP of the 2013 AFCON.
Emenike, who missed the AFCON final due to a hamstring injury, was joint top scorer with Mubarak Wakaso of Ghana after both players scored four goals each.
Nigeria will represent Africa at the FIFA Confederations Cup in Brazil from June 15 to July 1.
They are drawn against world champions Spain, Tahiti and Uruguay in the first round of the dress rehearsal for the 2014 World Cup also in Brazil.