CAF Awards: Osimhen gets Double Nomination, Oshoala gets record-mention

CAF Awards: Osimhen gets Double Nomination, Oshoala gets record-mention

On Sunday the Confederation of African Football announced the shortlists of nominees for the 2019 CAF Awards, including the categories African Player of the Year; Men and Women as well as the National Team of the year.

Nigeria featured prominently in all the major categories but the Interclubs player of the year, where no NPFL player was named.

 


In the top awards Men and Women’s POTY, Six Nigerians were nominated including top scorer at the 2019 AFCON, Odion Ighalo.

 

Asisat Oshoala, who became the first African to play in the UWCL final and score, was nominated for the Women’s POTY award for the sixth consecutive year.

 

 

Young sensation Victor Osimhen was named in two categories while the Super Eagles and Super Falcons will vie for the honor in their respective categories for National team of the Year.

 

Former Falcons Head Coach Thomas Dennerby was nominated for Women’s Coach of the Year as was Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr in the Men’s category.

 

African Player of the Year

· Achraf Hakimi (Morocco & Borussia Dortmund)

· André Onana (Cameroon & Ajax)

· Baghdad Bounedjah (Algeria& Al-Sadd)

· Carolus Andriamatsinoro (Madagascar & Al Adalah)

· Denis Onyango (Uganda & Mamelodi Sundowns)

· Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting (Cameroon & Paris Saint-Germain)

· Ferjani Sassi(Tunisia & Zamalek)

· Hakim Ziyech (Morocco & Ajax)

· Idrissa Gueye (Senegal & Paris Saint-Germain)

· Ismail Bennacer (Algeria & AC Milan)

· Jordan Ayew (Ghana & Crystal Palace)

· Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal & Napoli)

· Kodjo Fo Doh Laba (Togo & Al Ain)

· Mahmoud Hassan”Trezeguet” (Egypt & Aston Villa)

· Mbwana Samatta (Tanzania & Genk)

· Mohamed Salah (Egypt & Liverpool)

· Moussa Marega (Mali & Porto)

· Naby Keita (Guinea & Liverpool)

· Nicolas Pepe (Côte d’Ivoire & Arsenal)

· Odion Ighalo (Nigeria & Shanghai Shenhua)

· Percy Tau (South Africa & Club Brugge)

· Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon & Arsenal)

· Riyad Mahrez (Algeria & Manchester City)

· Sadio Mane (Senegal & Liverpool)

· Taha Yassine Khenissi (Tunisia & Esperance)

· Thomas Teye Partey (Ghana & Atlético Madrid)

· Victor Osimhen (Nigeria & Lille)

· Wilfred Ndidi (Nigeria & Leicester City)

· Wilfried Zaha (Côte d’Ivoire & Crystal Palace)

· Youcef Belaili (Algeria & Ahli Jeddah)

 

African Women’s Player of the Year

· Ajara Nchout (Cameroon & Valerenga )

· Ange N’Guessan (Côte d’Ivoire & Tenerife)

· Asisat Oshoala (Nigeria & Barcelona)

· Chiamaka Nnadozie (Nigeria & Rivers Angels)

· Elizabeth Addo (Ghana & Jiangsu Suning)

· Gabrielle Ouguene (Cameroon & CSKA Moscow)

· Refiloe Jane (South Africa & AC Milan)

· Tabitha Chawinga (Malawi & Jiangsu Suning)

· Thembi Kgatlana (South Africa & Beijing Phoenix FC)

· Uchenna Kanu (Nigeria & Southeastern Fire)

 

African Youth Player of the Year

· Achraf Hakimi (Morocco & Borussia Dortmund)

· Amadou Haidara (Mali & RB Leipzig)

· Amadou Sagna (Senegal & Club Brugge)

· Enock Mwepu (Zambia & Red Bull Salzburg)

· Ismaïla Sarr (Senegal & Watford)

· Krépin Diatta (Senegal & Club Brugge)

· Moussa Djenepo (Mali & Southampton)

· Moussa Ndiaye (Senegal & Excellence Foot)

· Musa Barrow (Gambia & Atalanta)

· Osvaldo Pedro Capemba ‘Capita’ (Angola & Primeiro de Agosto)

· Patson Daka (Zambia & Red Bull Salzburg)

· Samuel Chukwueze (Nigeria & Villarreal)

· Sekou Koita (Mali & Red Bull Salzburg)

· Steve Regis Mvoue (Cameroon & AS Azur Star)

· Victor Osimhen (Nigeria & Lille)

· Zito Luvumbo (Angola & Primeiro de Agosto)

 

 

African Men’s Coach of the Year

· Aliou Cisse (Senegal – Senegal)

· Christian Gross (Switzerland – Zamalek)

· Corentin Martins (France – Mauritania)

· Djamel Belmadi (Algeria – Algeria)

· Faouzi Benzarti (Tunisia – Wydad Athletic Club)

· Gernot Rohr (Germany – Nigeria)

· Moïne Chaâbani (Tunisia – Esperance)

· Mounir Jaouani (Morocco – Berkane FC)

· Nicolas Dupuis (France – Madagascar)

· Pitso Mosimane (South Africa – Mamelodi Sundowns)

 

African Women’s Coach of the Year

· Alain Djeumfa (Cameroon)

· Bruce Mwape (Zambia)

· Clementine Toure (Côte d’Ivoire)

· Desiree Ellis (South Africa)

· David Ouma (Kenya)

· Thomas Dennerby (Nigeria)

 

African Men’s National Team of the Year

· Algeria

· Madagascar

· Nigeria

· Senegal

· Tunisia

 

African Women’s National Team of the Year

· Cameroon

· Côte d’Ivoire

· Kenya

· Nigeria

· South Africa

· Zambia

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