CAF Awards 2023 live: Osimhen, Oshoala await fate

CAF Awards 2023 live: Osimhen, Oshoala await fate
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Welcome to the live coverage of the CAF Awards 2023, where football enthusiasts eagerly await the fate of their favourite players.

In the spotlight for the African Player of the Year are Victor Osimhen, Achraf Hakimi, and Mohamed Salah, creating an intense competition that will unfold throughout the event.

Meanwhile, the women's award sees a showdown between the remarkable Asisat Oshoala, seeking her sixth win, and formidable contenders Thembi Kgatlana and Barbra Banda.

Join us on GoalBallLive as we bring you the latest updates and the thrilling moments of this prestigious ceremony.

CAF Awards 2023 live from Morocco

Player of the Year (Men): Victor Osimhen!!

It's a moment of double joy for Nigeria, as Victor Osimhen clinches the African Player of the Year title at the CAF Awards 2023.

Osimhen's incredible year filled with goal-scoring exploits for both Napoli and the Super Eagles has earned him this prestigious recognition.

His outstanding performances on the field have not only contributed to the success of his club but have also played a crucial role in the national team's achievements.

Congratulations to Osimhen on this well-deserved honor, showcasing his prowess and impact on the African football stage!

Player of the Year (Women): Asisat Oshoala!!

Nigerian football legend Asisat Oshoala secures her sixth African Player of the Year title at the CAF Awards 2023, adding another remarkable achievement to her illustrious career.

Oshoala's outstanding performances and consistent excellence on the field have once again earned her the coveted recognition as the best African player.

Her contributions to both the national team and her club have undoubtedly solidified her status as one of the continent's football icons.

Congratulations to Oshoala on this well-deserved honor!

CAF Awards 2023: The BEST XI (Men)

Goalkeeper: AndrΓ© Onana
Defenders: Achraf Hakimi, Chancel Mbemba, Kalidou Koulibaly
Midfielders: Thomas Partey, Mohammed Kudus, Sofyan Amrabat, AndrΓ©-Frank Zambo Anguissa
Attackers: Mohamed Salah, Victor Osimhen, Sadio ManΓ©

CAF Awards 2023: The BEST XI (Women)

Banyana Banyana and the Super Falcons showcase their dominance in the Best IX lineup, with four South African players and three Nigerian stars securing their spots in the prestigious selection.

Goalkeeper: Andile Dlamini
Defenders: Michielle Aloize, Bambani Mbane, Osinachi Ohale, Lebohang
Midfielders: Fatima Tagnaout, Linda Matlhalo, Refiloe Jane
Forwards: Tabitha Chawinga, Asisat Oshoala, Barbra Banda

Coach of the Year (Men)

Morocco's Walid Regragui clinches the prestigious Coach of the Year (Men) award for his outstanding leadership in steering the national team through a remarkable journey in the Qatar World Cup.

Coach of the Year (Women's team)

Another award for South Africa as Desiree Ellis secures the Coach of the Year (Women's team) honor after masterfully guiding Banyana Banyana to victory in the WAFCON 2022 tournament and orchestrating a successful World Cup campaign.

Goalkeeper of the Year (Men)

Morocco's Yassine Bounou, a key player in the World Cup Semi-final and Europa League victory, clinches the prestigious Goalkeeper of the Year (Men) award.

Goalkeeper of the Year (Women)

Nigeria celebrates as Chiamaka Nnadozie, goalkeeper for the Super Falcons, secures the Goalkeeper of the Year (Women) award at the CAF Awards 2023 after an outstanding season with both club and country.

Goal of the Year Award

Al Ahly's Mahmoud Kahraba clinches CAF Goal of the Year Award.

National Team of the Year (Men)

Morocco's National Team has been honored as the National Team of the Year (Men) at the CAF Awards, marking their historic achievement as the first African team to reach the World Cup Semi-final.

National Team of the Year (Women): NIGERA!!

The Super Falcons of Nigeria have been crowned the National Team of the Year (Women) at the CAF Awards 2023 , recognizing their outstanding achievements throughout the year, including a commendable performance in the World Cup campaign.

Osimhen and Senegal's head coach Aliou CissΓ© unite at CAF Awards 2023 gala

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Young Player of the Year (Men)

Lamine Camara of Senegal has secured the title of Young Player of the Year (Men) at the CAF Awards 2023.

Young Player of the Year (Women)

Another award for Morocco, Nisryne el Chad has been crowned the Young Player of the Year (Women) at the CAF Awards 2023.

Inter-club Player of the Year (Men)

Bafana Bafana's Percy Tau has secured the title of Inter-club Player of the Year (Men) after an excellent season.

Inter-club Player of the Year (Women)

Moroccan player Fatima Tagnaout of AS FAR has been crowned Inter-club Player of the Year (Women) at the CAF Awards 2023.

The 2023 Club of the Year (Men)

Al Ahly, the treble winners, clinched the prestigious title of Club of the Year (Men) at the CAF Awards 2023.

The 2023 Club of the Year (Women)

Mamelodi Sundowns emerged triumphant, securing the Women's Team of the Year title at the prestigious CAF Awards 2023.

Osimhen graces the red carpet at the CAF Awards 2023 gala

Victor Osimhen of Nigeria during the 2023 CAF Awards held in Marrakech
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CAF unveils photo of coveted prize

African Player of the Year award
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CAF has heightened the excitement by sharing a captivating photo of the grand African Player of the Year trophy.

Stay tuned as the football world awaits the announcement of the coveted award, eager to discover who will claim the title.

CAF legends favor Osimhen

A video shared by the official CAF account reveals that Osimhen received the highest number of votes from CAF legends, securing 5 votes compared to Hakimi's 3 and Salah's 2.

Osimhen touches down in Morocco for CAF Awards 2023

Victor Osimhen has arrived in MoroccoΒ in anticipation of the highly anticipated CAF Awards 2023 tonight.

His arrival adds to the excitement and anticipation surrounding the event, as football enthusiasts eagerly await the announcement of this year's winners.

CAF shares images ahead of star-studded night in Morocco

 

This article was most recently revised and updated 3 months ago

Rababe Koussaimi, a 22-year-old football journalist, is deeply passionate about the world of sports. The Moroccan journalist channels her enthusiasm into writing and conducting extensive research, creating insightful and engaging content for GoalBallLive readers.