CAF Awards

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CAF Awards
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First awarded 2001
Official website http://www.cafonline.com

The CAF Awards is an awards evening held to honour the best African association football players. It is conferred by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

Current Awards[edit]

The awards include:

CAF Player of the Year[edit]

CAF Most Promising Talent of the Year[edit]

Year Player Name National Team Club
2014 Yacine Brahimi  Algeria Portugal Porto
2013 Kelechi Iheanacho  Nigeria England Manchester City
2012 Mohamed Salah  Egypt England Chelsea
2011 Souleymane Coulibaly  Ivory Coast England Tottenham Hotspur
2010 Kwadwo Asamoah  Ghana Italy Udinese
2009 Dominic Adiyiah  Ghana Italy Milan
2008 Salomon Kalou  Ivory Coast England Chelsea
2007 Clifford Mulenga  Zambia South Africa Pretoria University
2006 Taye Taiwo  Nigeria France Olympique Marseille
2005 John Obi Mikel  Nigeria England Chelsea
2004 Obafemi Martins  Nigeria Italy Internazionale
2003 Obafemi Martins  Nigeria Italy Internazionale
2002 Mido  Egypt Netherlands Ajax
2001 Pedro Mantorras  Angola Portugal Benfica

CAF Coach of the Year[edit]

Year Manager Club/National Team
2014 Algeria Kheïreddine Madoui Algeria ES Sétif
2013 Nigeria Stephen Keshi Nigeria Nigeria
2012 France Herve Renard Zambia Zambia
2011 Niger Harouna Doula Niger Niger
2010 Serbia Milovan Rajevac Ghana Ghana
2009 Ghana Sellas Tetteh Ghana Ghana U20
2008 Egypt Hassan Shehata Egypt Egypt
2007 Nigeria Yemi Tella Nigeria Nigeria U17
2006 Portugal Manuel José Egypt Al Ahly
2005 Nigeria El Prince Cameroon Togo
2004 Nigeria Okey Emordi Nigeria Enyimba
2003 Nigeria Kadiri Ikhana Nigeria Enyimba
2002 France Bruno Metsu Senegal Senegal
2001 France Bruno Metsu Senegal Senegal

African Inter-Club Player of the Year (Based in Africa)[edit]

Year Player Name National Team Club
2014 Firmin Ndombe Mubele  DR Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo Vita Club
2013 Mohamed Aboutrika  Egypt Egypt Al-Ahly
2012 Mohamed Aboutrika  Egypt Egypt Al-Ahly
2011 Oussama Darragi  Tunisia Tunisia Espérance
2010 Ahmed Hassan  Egypt Egypt Al-Ahly
2009 Trésor Mputu  DR Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo Mazembe
2008 Mohamed Aboutrika  Egypt Egypt Al-Ahly
2007 Amine Chermiti  Tunisia Tunisia Étoile du Sahel
2006 Mohamed Aboutrika  Egypt Egypt Al-Ahly
2005 Mohamed Barakat  Egypt Egypt Al-Ahly

African Inter-Club Team of the Year[edit]

Year Club Nation
2014 ES Sétif  Algeria
2013 Al-Ahly  Egypt
2012 Al-Ahly  Egypt
2011 Espérance Sportive de Tunis  Tunisia
2010 TP Mazembe  DR Congo
2009 TP Mazembe  DR Congo
2008 Al-Ahly  Egypt
2007 Etoile du Sahel  Tunisia
2006 Al-Ahly  Egypt
2005 Al-Ahly  Egypt
2004 Enyimba  Nigeria
2003 Enyimba  Nigeria
2002 Zamalek  Egypt
2001 Kaizer Chiefs  South Africa

African National Team of the Year[edit]

The team of the year award was organized by France Football from 1980 to 2004, and by CAF from 2004 onwards.[1]

Year National Team
1980  Algeria
1981  Algeria
1982  Algeria
1983  Ghana
1984  Cameroon
1985  Morocco
1986  Morocco
1987  Cameroon
1988  Cameroon
1989  Cameroon
Year National Team
1990  Cameroon
1991
1992  Ivory Coast /  Nigeria
1993  Nigeria
1994  Nigeria
1995  Tunisia
1996  South Africa
1997  Morocco
1998  Egypt
1999  Tunisia
Year National Team
2000  Cameroon
2001  Senegal
2002  Senegal
2003  Cameroon
2004  Tunisia
2005  Tunisia
2006  Ghana
2007  Senegal
2008  Egypt
2009  Algeria
Year National Team
2010  Ghana
2011  Botswana
2012  Zambia
2013  Nigeria
2014  Algeria

CAF Legend award[edit]

Year Legend Name Country
2014 Oryx Douala
Stade Malien
 Cameroon
 Mali
2013 Bruno Metsu  France
2012 Rigobert Song
Mahmoud El-Gohary
 Cameroon
 Egypt
2011 Mustapha Hadji
Jay-Jay Okocha
 Morocco
 Nigeria
2009 Osvaldo Saturnino de Oliveira "Jesus"
Stephen Keshi
Jules Bocandé
 Angola
 Nigeria
 Senegal
2008 Christian Chukwu  Nigeria
2005 Rabah Madjer  Algeria
2004 Pierre Kalala Mukendi
Mahmoud El Khatib
George Weah
 DR Congo
 Egypt
 Liberia
2003 Roger Milla
Salif Keïta
Kalusha Bwalya
 Cameroon
 Mali
 Zambia

CAF Female Player of the Year[edit]

Year Player Name Country
2014 Asisat Oshoala Nigeria Nigeria
2012 Genoveva Añonma Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea
2011 Perpetua Nkwocha Nigeria Nigeria
2009 Perpetua Nkwocha Nigeria Nigeria
2008 Alice Mattlou South Africa South Africa
2007 Cynthia Uwak  Nigeria
2006 Cynthia Uwak  Nigeria
2005 Perpetua Nkwocha Nigeria Nigeria
2004 Perpetua Nkwocha Nigeria Nigeria
2003 Adjoa Bayor Ghana Ghana
2002 Alberta Sackey Ghana Ghana
2001 Mercy Akide Nigeria Nigeria

CAF Referee of the Year[edit]

Year Referee Country
2014 Bakary Gassama The Gambia Gambia
2013 Djamel Haimoudi Algeria Algeria
2012 Djamel Haimoudi Algeria Algeria
2011 Noumandiez Doué Ivory Coast Côte d'Ivoire

Defunct Awards[edit]

The following are no longer awarded.

CAF Goalkeeper of the Year[edit]

Year Player Name National Team Club
2008 Essam El-Hadary  Egypt Al Ahly
2007 Essam El-Hadary  Egypt Al Ahly
2006 Essam El-Hadary  Egypt Al Ahly
2005 Tony Sylva  Senegal Lille O.S.C.
2004 Ali Boumnijel  Tunisia FC Rouen 1899
2003 Idriss Kameni  Cameroon Espanyol
2002 Tony Sylva  Senegal AS Monaco
2001 Essam El-Hadary  Egypt Al Ahly

African Champions League Best Player[edit]

Replaced by African Inter-Club Player of the Year (Based in Africa) since 2005.

Previous winners:

Year Player Name Club Country
2004 Vincent Enyeama Enyimba  Nigeria
2003 Dramane Traore Ismaily  Mali
2002 Hicham Aboucherouane Raja Casablanca  Morocco
2001 Flavio Amado Petro Atletico  Angola

International Goal of the Year[edit]

Year Player Name Country
2004 Benni McCarthy  South Africa
2003 Leslie Manyathela  South Africa
2002 Papa Bouba Diop  Senegal
2001 Zoubier Baya  Tunisia

See also[edit]

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ http://www.rsssf.com/miscellaneous/afr-toy.html African National Team of the Year (rsssf.com)

External links[edit]