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CAF Awards 2018: Musa, Iwobi, Oshoala, Salah Nominated [SEE FULL LIST]

The 2018 edition of CAF Awards will hold on January 8, 2019 in Dakar, Senegal with the Confederation of African Football announcing the nominees on Friday.

Some of the categories for the award include African Player of the Year, Women’s Player of the Year, National Team of the Year (Men & Women), Youth Player of the Year, Coach of the Year, (Men & Women).

While 2017 African Player of the Year candidate, Victor Moses misses out, 2015 winner Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang makes the nominee list for a fifth consecutive year. Liverpool duo Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah will also rival each other alongside Nigeria internationals, Alex Iwobi & Ahmed Musa.

The 2016 African Women Footballer of the Year Asisat Oshoala is once more shortlisted and will welcome competition from South Africa’s Thembi Kgatlana and South Africa’s Tabitha Chawinga.

The winners for the African Player of the Year and Women’s Player of the Year will be decided by CAF Technical & Development Committee, media experts, legends, coaches of the quarter-finalists of the Caf Champions League and Caf Confederation Cup , Coaches plus captains of the national teams of the 54 member associations.

For other categories namely Youth Player of the Year, Men’s Coach of the Year, Women’s Coach of the Year, Men’s National Team of the Year and Women’s National Team of the Year, they will be elected by Caf  Technical & Development Committee, media experts, legends, coaches of the quarter-finalists of the Caf Champions League and Caf Confederation Cup.

WOMEN’S NATIONAL TEAM OF THE YEAR

Ghana
Cameroon
Mali
Nigeria
South Africa

MEN’S NATIONAL TEAM OF THE YEAR

Guinea Bissau
Kenya
Madagascar
Mauritania
Uganda
Zimbabwe

YOUTH PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Achraf Hakimi (Morocco & Borussia Dortmunmd)
Wilfred Ndidi (Nigeria & Leicester City)
Andre Onana (Cameroon & AJax)
Ismaila Sarr (Senegal & Rennes)
Mahmoud Benhalib (Morocco & Raja Club Athletic)
Franck Kessie (Cote d’Ivoire & AC Milan)

WOMEN’S COACH OF THE YEAR

Bruce Mwape (Zambia)
Desiree Ellis (South Africa)
Joseph Brian Ndoko (Cameroon)
Saloum Houssein (Mali)
Thomas Dennerby (Nigeria)

MEN’S COACH OF THE YEAR

Corentin Martins (Mauritania)
Gernot Rohr (Nigeria)
Florent Ibenge (AS Vita & DR Congo)
Aliou Cisse (Senegal)
Juan Carlos Garrido (Raja Club Athletic)
Moine Chaabani (Esperance)
Nicolas Dupuis (Madagascar)
Patrice Carteron (Al Ahly)
Rachid Taoussi (ES Sétif)
Herve Renard (Morocco)

WOMEN’S AFRICAN PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Abdulai Mukarama (Ghana & Northern Ladies)
Asisat Oshoala (Nigeria & Dilian Quanjian)
Bassira Toure (Mali & AS Mande)
Chrestinah Thembi Kgatlana (South Africa & Houston Dash)
Desire Oparanozia (Nigeria & Guingamp)
Elizabeth Addo (Ghana & Seattle Reign)
Francisca Ordega (Nigeria & Washington Spirit)
Gabrielle Aboudi Onguene (Cameroon & CSKA Moskow)
Gaelle Enganamouit (Cameroon & Avaldenes)
Janine Van Wyk (South Africa & Houston Dash)
Marlyse Ngo Ndoumbouk (Cameroon & Nancy-Lorraine)
Onome Ebi (Nigeria & Hekan Huisanhang)
Portia Boakye (Ghana & Djurgardens)
Raissa Feudjio (Cameroon & Aland United)
Tabitha Chawinga (Malawi & Jiangsu Suning)

MEN’S AFRICAN PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Abdelmoumene Djabou (Algeria & ES Setif)
Ahmed Gomaa (Egypt & El Masry)
Ahmed Musa (Nigeria & Al-Nassr )
Alex Iwobi (Nigeria & Arsenal)
Andre Onana (Cameroon & Ajax)
Anis Badri (Tunisia & Esperance)
Ayoub El Kaabi (Morocco & Hebei China Fortune)
Ben Malango (DR Congo & TP Mazembe)
Denis Onyango (Uganda & Mamelodi Sundowns)
Fanev Andriatsima (Madagascar & Clermont Foot)
Franck Kom (Cameroon & Esperance)
Jacinto Muondo Dala ‘Gelson’ (Angola & Primeiro de Agosto)
Hakim Ziyech (Morocco & Ajax)
Idrissa Gueye (Senegal & Everton)
Ismail Haddad (Morocco & Wydad Athletic Club)
Jean-Marc Makusu Mundele (DR Congo & AS Vita)
Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal & Napoli)
Mahmoud Benhalib (Morocco & Raja Club Athletic)
Mehdi Benatia (Morocco & Juventus)
Mohamed Salah (Egypt & Liverpool)
Moussa Marega (Mali & Porto)
Naby Keita (Guinea & Liverpool)
Odion Ighalo (Nigeria & Changchun Yatai, Nigeria)
Percy Tau (South Africa & Union Saint-Gilloise)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon & Arsenal)
Riyad Mahrez (Algeria & Manchester City)
Sadio Mane (Senegal & Liverpool)
Taha Khenissi (Tunisia & Esperance)
Thomas Partey (Ghana & Atletico Madrid)
Wahbi Khazri (Tunisia & Saint-Étienne)
Walid Soliman (Egypt & Ahly)
Wilfried Zaha (Cote d’Ivoire & Crystal Palace)
Yacine Brahimi (Algeria & Porto)
Youcef Belaili (Algeria & Esperance)

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