Jubilant scenes in Egypt as Liverpool ace Sadio Mane is crowned CAF African footballer of the year thereby beating close rivals Mohammed Salah and Riyad Marhez both of Egypt and Algeria respectively.
Asisat Oshoala was also named African Women’s Player of the Year for the fourth time, same number of awards as ex-star Perpetua Nkwocha.
She polled 351 votes, 30 more than Cameroonian forward, Ajara Nchout and Thembi Kgatlana, who had 247 votes.
Other awards were picked by different individuals for their hardworking over the years..
check winners 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