CAF Awards winners – Which Super Eagles have won the award?

CAF Awards winners – Which Super Eagles have won the award?
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As the eagerly awaited CAF Awards 2023 ceremony approaches in Marrakech, Morocco, it's fitting to reflect on the rich history of footballers who have claimed the prestigious honors.

In the African Player of the Year category, the Super Eagles have left an indelible mark, securing the title five times.

Among the illustrious finalists for the CAF Awards 2023 is Victor Osimhen, showcasing the continued excellence of Nigerian talent on the continental stage.

In this overview, we delve into the distinguished list of CAF Awards winners.

Unveiling the dazzling CAF Awards winners

CAF Awards winners: African Footballer of the Year

Year National Team Player
1992 Ghana Abedi Skin
1993 Nigeria Rashidi Yekini
1994 Nigeria Emmanuel Amunike
1995 Liberia George Weah
1996 Nigeria Nwankwo Kanu
1997 Nigeria Victor Ikpeba
1998 Morocco Mustapha Hadji
1999 Nigeria Nwankwo Kanu
2000 Cameroon Patrick M'Boma
2001 Senegal El Hadji Diouf
2002 Senegal El Hadji Diouf
2003 Cameroon Samuel Eto'o
2004 Cameroon Samuel Eto'o
2005 Cameroon Samuel Eto'o
2006 Ivory Coast Didier Drogba
2007 Mali Frédéric Kanouté
2008 Togo Emmanuel Adebayor
2009 Ivory Coast Didier Drogba
2010 Cameroon Samuel Eto'o
2011 Ivory Coast Yaya Touré
2012 Ivory Coast Yaya Touré
2013 Ivory Coast Yaya Touré
2014 Ivory Coast Yaya Touré
2015 Gabon Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
2016 Algeria Riyad Mahrez
2017 Egypt Mohamed Salah
2018 Egypt Mohamed Salah
2019 Senegal Sadio Mané
2022 Senegal Sadio Mané

CAF Awards winners: Inter-Club Player of the Year

Year Player National Team
2022 Mohamed El Shenawy Egypt
2019 Youcef Belaïli Algeria
2016 Denis Onyango Uganda
2015 Mbwana Samatta Tanzania
2014 Firmin Ndombe Mubele DR Congo
2013 Mohamed Aboutrika Egypt
2012 Mohamed Aboutrika Egypt
2011 Oussama Darragi Tunisia
2010 Ahmed Hassan Egypt
2009 Trésor Mputu DR Congo
2008 Mohamed Aboutrika Egypt
2007 Amine Chermiti Tunisia
2006 Mohamed Aboutrika Egypt
2005 Mohamed Barakat Egypt

CAF Awards winners: Coach of the Year

Year Coach Team Managed
2022 Aliou Cissé Senegal
2019 Djamel Belmadi Algeria
2018 Hervé Renard Morocco
2017 Héctor Cúper Egypt
2016 Pitso Mosimane South Africa Mamelodi Sundowns
2015 Hervé Renard Ivory Coast
2014 Kheïreddine Madoui Algeria ES Sétif
2013 Stephen Keshi Nigeria
2012 Hervé Renard Zambia
2011 Harouna Doula Niger
2010 Milovan Rajevac Ghana
2009 Sellas Tetteh Ghana U20
2008 Hassan Shehata Egypt
2007 Yemi Tella Nigeria U17
2006 Manuel José Egypt Al Ahly
2005 Stephen Keshi Togo
2004 Okey Emordi Nigeria Enyimba
2003 Kadiri Ikhana Nigeria Enyimba
2002 Bruno Metsu Senegal
2001 Bruno Metsu Senegal
2000 Cecil Jones Attuquayefio Ghana Hearts of Oak

CAF Awards winners: Inter-Club Team of the Year 

Year Club
2022 Wydad AC
2017 Wydad AC
2016 Mamelodi Sundowns
2015 TP Mazembe
2014 ES Sétif
2013 Al Ahly
2012 Al Ahly
2011 Espérance de Tunis
2010 TP Mazembe
2009 TP Mazembe
2008 Al Ahly
2007 Étoile du Sahel
2006 Al Ahly
2005 Al Ahly
2004 Enyimba
2003 Enyimba
2002 Zamalek
2001 Kaizer Chiefs

National Team of the Year

Team First place
Cameroon 7 (1984, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 2000, 2003)
Algeria 7 (1980, 1981, 1982, 1991, 2009, 2014, 2019)
Nigeria 4 (1992, 1993, 1994, 2013)
Tunisia 4 (1995, 1999, 2004, 2005)
Egypt 3 (1998, 2008, 2017)
Morocco 3 (1985, 1986, 1997)
Ghana 3 (1983, 2006, 2010)
Senegal 3 (2001, 2002, 2007)
Ivory Coast 2 (1992, 2015)
Zambia 1 (2012)
South Africa 1 (1996)
Botswana 1 (2011)
Uganda 1 (2016)
Mauritania 1 (2018)

African Goal of the Year

Year Player Country
2019 Riyad Mahrez Algeria
2018 Thembi Kgatlana South Africa
2004 Benni McCarthy South Africa
2003 Lesley Manyathela South Africa
2002 Papa Bouba Diop Senegal
2001 Zoubeir Baya Tunisia

CAF Female Player of the Year

Year Player National Team
2019 Asisat Oshoala Nigeria
2018 Thembi Kgatlana South Africa
2017 Asisat Oshoala Nigeria
2016 Asisat Oshoala Nigeria
2015 Gaëlle Enganamouit Cameroon
2014 Asisat Oshoala Nigeria
2012 Genoveva Añonma Equatorial Guinea
2011 Perpetua Nkwocha Nigeria
2009 Perpetua Nkwocha Nigeria
2008 Noko Matlou South Africa
2007 Cynthia Uwak Nigeria
2006 Cynthia Uwak Nigeria
2005 Perpetua Nkwocha Nigeria
2004 Perpetua Nkwocha Nigeria
2003 Adjoa Bayor Ghana
2002 Alberta Sackey Ghana
2001 Mercy Akide Nigeria

Women's Coach of the Year

Year Coach Team Managed
2022 Desiree Ellis South Africa
2019 Desiree Ellis South Africa
2018 Desiree Ellis South Africa

Women's National Team of the Year

Year National Team
2019 Cameroon
2018 Nigeria
2017 South Africa
2016 Nigeria
2015 Cameroon
2014 Nigeria
2013 No Vote
2012 Equatorial Guinea
2011 Cameroon
2010 Nigeria

This article was most recently revised and updated 3 months ago

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