The 28th edition of the CAF Awards celebrated African footballers and officials who distinguished themselves during 2019.
On the night, Sadio Mané and Asisat Oshoala were crowned as African Player of the Year and African Women’s Player of the Year respectively.
Mané was expectedly crowned as the African Player of the Year, securing 477 votes, nudging out his Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah with 325 votes. Mané is the second Senegalese footballer to ever claim the award after ex-Red El Hadji-Diouf won the title in 2002.
Here is the full list of winners on the night.
🥇 Award Winners
- African Player of the Year
Sadio Mané (Senegal & Liverpool)
- African Women’s Player of the Year
Asisat Oshoala (Nigeria & Barcelona)
- African Interclubs Player of the Year
Youcef Belaïli (Algeria & Esperance / Ahli Jeddah)
- African Youth Player of the Year
Achraf Hakimi (Morocco & Borussia Dortmund)
- African Men’s Coach of the Year
Djamel Belmadi (Algeria – Algeria)
- African Women’s Coach of the Year
Desiree Ellis (South Africa)
- African Men’s National Team of the Year
- African Women’s National Team of the Year
- Federation of the Year
Egyptian Football Association
- Special Award
Kodjovi Obilalé (former Togolese goalkeeper)
🧮 CAF Fifpro Best XI
André Onana (Ajax Amsterdam)
Serge Aurier (Tottenham Hotspur), Joël Matip (Liverpool), Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli), Achraf Hakimi (Real Madrid)
Idrissa Gueye (Paris Saint-Germain), Riyad Mahrez (Manchester City), Hakim Ziyech (Ajax Amsterdam)
Mohamed Salah (Liverpool), Sadio Mané (Liverpool), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal)
As many as four of the CAF Fifpro XI will be on show during one Premier League match this coming weekend when Tottenham hosts Liverpool on Saturday night.
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