The 28th edition of the CAF Awards for 2019 has taken place at the Albatros Citadel Sahl Hasheesh Resort in Hurghada, Egypt on Tuesday night.
The Awards saw the emergence of African footballers and officials who performed exceptionally well in 2019.
Sadio Mane was named the African Player of the Year after polling a total of 477 votes ahead of his Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah, who polled 325 votes and Algeria’s Riyad Mahrez with 267 votes.
Asisat Oshoala won the African Women’s Player of the Year for the fourth time, the same number of awards as ex-star Perpetua Nkwocha polling 351 votes, 30 more than Cameroonian forward, Ajara Nchout and Thembi Kgatlana, who had 247 votes.
CAF Awards 2019 Winners Full List Below:
AFRICAN PLAYER OF THE YEAR
- Sadio Mane (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
- Kojovi Obilale (former Togolese goalkeeper)
CAF FIFPRO BEST XI
Goalkeeper: Andre Onana
Defenders: Achraf Hakimi, Serge Aurier, Joel Matip, Kalidou Koulibaly
Midfielders: Idrissa Gueye, Riyad Mahrez, Hakim Ziyech
Forwards: Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
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