#2017CAFAwards: Full List of Winners

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 Confederation of African Football (CAF) awards ceremony held at the State House Banquet Hall, Accra, Ghana Thursday night (4/1/18).

The grandeur ceremony had in attendance a number of elite dignitaries such as H.E President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, his deputy, President of CAF, Ahmad Ahmad,  former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, Wife of Liberian President-Elect, Clar Weah, President of aiteo group, Benedict Peters, Governor, Lagos state, Akinwunmi Ambode, Samuel Eto’o, Didier Drogba, Jay Jay Okocha to mention a few.

Seasoned artistes like Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Kaffy, Olamide, Flavour, Phyno, etc were on ground to entertain guests.

The Complete list of winners at the just concluded 2017 Confederation of African Football (CAF) awards ceremony held in Accra, Ghana Thursday night is as follows:

Player of the Year

1. Mohamed Salah (Egypt, Liverpool/ENG), [WINNER]

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2. Sadio Mane (Senegal, Liverpool/ENG),

3. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon, Borussia Dortmund/GER)

Female Footballer of the Year

Asisat Oshoala (Nigeria, Dalian Quanjian/CHN)[WINNER]

Gabrielle Onguene

Chrestlina Kgatlana

Youth Player of the Year

Patson Daka (Zambia, Liefering/AUT) [WINNER]

Salam Giddou

Krepin Diatta

Coach of the Year

Gernot Roht (Nigeria)

Hector Cuper (Egypt)[WINNER]

Hussein Amotta

African Club of the Year

Al Ahly SC

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Wydad Casablanca (Morocco)[WINNER]

National Team of the Year

Egypt [WINNER]



Women’s National Team of the Year\

Nigeria Women’s National U-30 Football Team

South Africa Women’s National Football Team [WINNER]

Ghana Women’s National U-30 Football Team

Football Legend of the year

Ibrahim Sunday

Foootball Leader of the year

Ahmed Yahya

Platinum Award
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo – President of Ghana
George Weah – President-elect of Liberia & former World, Africa and European Player of the Year

Fans’ Finest XI
 Aymen Mathlouthi (Tunisia & Etoile du Sahel)
Defenders: Ahmed Fathi (Egypt & Al Ahly), Eric Bailly (Cote d’Ivoire & Manchester United), Ali Maaloul (Tunisia & Al Ahly)
Midfielders: Mohamed Ounnajem (Morocco & Wydad Athletic Club), Karim El Ahmadi (Morocco & Feyenoord), Junior Ajayi (Nigeria & Al Ahly), Achraf Bencharki (Morocco & Wydad Athletic Club)
Forwards: Khalid Boutaib (Morocco & Yeni Malatyaspor), Mohamed Salah (Egypt & Liverpool), Taha Yassine Khenissi (Tunisia & Esperance)




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