Admin l Wednesday, January 08, 2020
CAIRO, Egypt – The Confederation of African Football(CAF) on Tuesday night in Cairo, Egypt named two most spectacular players for the year 2019.
CAF picked Senegalese and Liverpool striker, Sadio Mane as African Player of the Year, while Asisat Oshoala who plays for Nigeria and Barcelona female team emerged African Women’s Player of the Year 2019.
They were picked from votes cast across Africa. The Algerian striker, Riyad Mahrez emerged winner of the best goal for the year 2019, while the Algerian men’s team was named Best Men’s National Team.
The Algerian national team coach, Djamel Belmadi also emerged Africa’s Men’s Coach of the year.
Cameroon won the Best African Women National team, while Desiree Ellis of South Africa emerged Best African Women’s Coach for the year.
CAF Awards 2019 winners
African Interclubs Player of the Year: Youcef Belaïli (Algeria & Esperance / Ahli Jeddah)
African Youth Player of the Year: Achraf Hakimi (Morocco & Borussia Dortmund)
African Women’s National Team of the Year: Cameroon
African Men’s National Team of the Year: Algeria
Best African Goal of the Year: Riyad Mahrez (Algeria)
FIFPro Africa’s Best 11: Andre Onana; Serge Aurier, Joel Matip, Kalidou Koulibaly, Achraf Hakimi; Idrissa Gana Gueye, Riyad Mahrez, Hakim Ziyech; Mohamed Salah, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Sadio Mane
African Women’s Coach of the Year: Desiree Ellis (South Africa)
African Men’s Coach of the Year: Djamel Belmadi (Algeria)
Club President of the Year: Moise Katumbi (TP Mazembe)
African Women’s Player of the Year: Asisat Oshoala (Nigeria & Barcelona)
African Player of the Year: Sadio Mane (Senegal & Liverpool)