CAF Awards

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).

CAF Awards
CAF Awards logo
First awarded2000
Websitehttp://www.cafonline.com

Current awardsEdit

The awards include:

CAF Player of the YearEdit

CAF Most Promising Talent of the YearEdit

Year Player Name National Team Club Team
2017 Patson Daka   Zambia   Liefering
2016 Kelechi Iheanacho   Nigeria   Manchester City
2015 Etebo Oghenekaro   Nigeria   Warri Wolves
2014 Yacine Brahimi   Algeria   Porto
2013 Kelechi Iheanacho   Nigeria   Manchester City
2012 Mohamed Salah   Egypt   FC Basel
2011 Souleymane Coulibaly   Ivory Coast   Tottenham Hotspur
2010 Kwadwo Asamoah   Ghana   Udinese
2009 Dominic Adiyiah   Ghana   Milan
2008 Salomon Kalou   Ivory Coast   Chelsea
2007 Clifford Mulenga   Zambia   Pretoria University
2006 Taye Taiwo   Nigeria   Marseille
2005 John Obi Mikel   Nigeria   Chelsea
2004 Obafemi Martins   Nigeria   Internazionale
2003 Obafemi Martins   Nigeria   Internazionale
2002 Mido   Egypt   Ajax
2001 Mantorras   Angola   Benfica

CAF Youth Player of the YearEdit

Year Player Name National Team Club
2019 Achraf Hakimi (♂)   Morocco   Borussia Dortmund
2018 Achraf Hakimi (♂)   Morocco   Borussia Dortmund
2017 Patson Daka (♂)   Zambia   FC Liefering
2016 Alex Iwobi (♂)   Nigeria   Arsenal
2015 Victor Osimhen (♂)   Nigeria   Ultimate Strikers Academy
2014 Asisat Oshoala (♀)   Nigeria   Rivers Angels

African Inter-Club Player of the Year (Based in Africa)Edit

Year Player Name National Team Club
2019 Youcef Belaïli   Algeria   Espérance de Tunis
2016 Denis Onyango   Uganda   Mamelodi Sundowns
2015 Mbwana Samatta   Tanzania   TP Mazembe
2014 Firmin Ndombe Mubele   DR Congo   Vita Club
2013 Mohamed Aboutrika   Egypt   Al-Ahly
2012 Mohamed Aboutrika   Egypt   Al-Ahly
2011 Oussama Darragi   Tunisia   Espérance de Tunis
2010 Ahmed Hassan   Egypt   Al-Ahly
2009 Trésor Mputu   DR Congo   TP Mazembe
2008 Mohamed Aboutrika   Egypt   Al-Ahly
2007 Amine Chermiti   Tunisia   Étoile du Sahel
2006 Mohamed Aboutrika   Egypt   Al-Ahly
2005 Mohamed Barakat   Egypt   Al-Ahly

CAF Coach of the YearEdit

Year Manager Club/National Team
2019   Djamel Belmadi   Algeria
2018   Hervé Renard   Morocco
2017   Héctor Cúper   Egypt
2016   Pitso Mosimane   Mamelodi Sundowns
2015   Hervé Renard   Ivory Coast
2014   Kheïreddine Madoui   ES Sétif
2013   Stephen Keshi   Nigeria
2012   Hervé Renard   Zambia
2011   Harouna Doula Gabde   Niger
2010   Milovan Rajevac   Ghana
2009   Sellas Tetteh   Ghana U20
2008   Hassan Shehata   Egypt
2007   Yemi Tella   Nigeria U17
2006   Manuel José   Al-Ahly
2005   Stephen Keshi   Togo
2004   Okey Emordi   Enyimba
2003   Kadiri Ikhana   Enyimba
2002   Bruno Metsu   Senegal
2001   Bruno Metsu   Senegal
2000   Cecil Jones Attuquayefio   Hearts of Oak

CAF Women's Coach of the YearEdit

Year Manager Club/National Team
2019   Desiree Ellis   South Africa
2018   Desiree Ellis   South Africa

African Inter-Club Team of the YearEdit

Year Club Nation
2017 Wydad Casablanca   Morocco
2016 Mamelodi Sundowns   South Africa
2015 TP Mazembe   DR Congo
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 Étoile 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 YearEdit

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 /   Algeria
1991   Algeria
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
2015   Ivory Coast
2016   Uganda
2017   Egypt
2018   Mauritania
2019   Algeria
Ranking by team
Team First Second Third
  Algeria 8 (1980, 1981, 1982, 1990, 1991, 2009, 2014, 2019) 3 (1985, 1986, 2015) 3 (1987, 1989, 2010)
  Cameroon 7 (1984, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 2000, 2003) 4 (1981, 1982, 1986, 2002) 1 (1993)
  Nigeria 4 (1992, 1993, 1994, 2013) 4 (1980, 1991, 2001, 2014) 6 (1983, 1984, 1988, 1998, 2002, 2004)
  Tunisia 4 (1995, 1999, 2004, 2005) 2 (1996, 1997) 0
  Egypt 3 (1998, 2008, 2017) 7 (1983, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1989, 2006, 2010) 2 (1990, 1991)
  Morocco 3 (1985, 1986, 1997) 4 (1993, 1998, 2003, 2004) 1 (1980)
  Ghana 3 (1983, 2006, 2010) 1 (2005) 5 (1981, 1982, 1992, 2009, 2015)
  Senegal 3 (2001, 2002, 2007) 1 (2019) 1 (1985)
  Ivory Coast 2 (1992, 2015) 2 (2009, 2011) 3 (1994, 2006, 2012)
  Zambia 1 (2012) 2 (1988, 1994) 2 (1996, 1997)
  South Africa 1 (1996) 0 0
  Botswana 1 (2011) 0 0
  Uganda 1 (2016) 0 0
  Mauritania 1 (2018) 0 0
  Angola 0 1 (1995) 0
  Mozambique 0 1 (1995) 0
  Cape Verde 0 1 (2012) 0
  Burkina Faso 0 1 (2013) 0
  Ethiopia 0 0 1 (2013)
  Mali 0 0 1 (2003)
  Togo 0 0 1 (2005)
  Niger 0 0 1 (2011)
  Libya 0 0 1 (2014)

African Women's National Team of the YearEdit

The team of the year award was organized by CAF since 2010.

Year National Team
2010   Nigeria
2011   Cameroon
2012   Equatorial Guinea
2013 No vote
2014   Nigeria
2015   Cameroon
2016   Nigeria
2017   South Africa
2018   Nigeria
2019   Cameroon

CAF Legends awardEdit

Year Legend Name Role Country
2018 Mohamed Aboutrika Player   Egypt
2017 Ibrahim Sunday Manager   Ghana
2016 Laurent Pokou
Emilienne Mbango
Players   Ivory Coast
  Cameroon
2015 Charles Gyamfi
Samuel Mbappé Léppé
Manager
Player
  Ghana
  Cameroon
2014 Oryx Douala
Stade Malien
Clubs   Cameroon
  Mali
2013 Bruno Metsu Manager   France
2012 Rigobert Song
Mahmoud El-Gohary
Player
Manager
  Cameroon
  Egypt
2011 Mustapha Hadji
Jay-Jay Okocha
Players   Morocco
  Nigeria
2009 Jesus
Stephen Keshi
Jules Bocandé
Players   Angola
  Nigeria
  Senegal
2008 Christian Chukwu Player   Nigeria
2005 Rabah Madjer Player   Algeria
2004 Pierre Kalala Mukendi
Mahmoud El Khatib
George Weah
Players   DR Congo
  Egypt
  Liberia
2003 Roger Milla
Salif Keïta
Kalusha Bwalya
Players   Cameroon
  Mali
  Zambia

CAF Female Player of the YearEdit

Year Player Name Country
2019 Asisat Oshoala   Nigeria
2018 Thembi Kgatlana   South Africa
2017 Asisat Oshoala   Nigeria[2]
2016 Asisat Oshoala   Nigeria
2015 Gaëlle Enganamouit   Cameroon
2014 Asisat Oshoala   Nigeria
2012 Genoveva Añonma   Equatorial Guinea
2011 Perpetua Nkwocha   Nigeria
2009 Perpetua Nkwocha   Nigeria
2008 Noko Matlou   South Africa
2007 Cynthia Uwak   Nigeria
2006 Cynthia Uwak   Nigeria
2005 Perpetua Nkwocha   Nigeria
2004 Perpetua Nkwocha   Nigeria
2003 Adjoa Bayor   Ghana
2002 Alberta Sackey   Ghana
2001 Mercy Akide   Nigeria

African Goal of the YearEdit

Year Player Name Country
2019 Riyad Mahrez   Algeria
2018 Thembi Kgatlana   South Africa
2004 Benni McCarthy   South Africa
2003 Lesley Manyathela   South Africa
2002 Papa Bouba Diop   Senegal
2001 Zoubeir Baya   Tunisia

President of the YearEdit

Year President Country
2015 Abdiqani Said Arab   Somalia
2016 Manuel Lopes Nascimento   Guinea-Bissau
2017 Ahmed Yahya   Mauritania
2018 Fouzi Lekjaa   Morocco
2019 Moise Katumbi   TP Mazembe

Federation of the YearEdit

Year Federation Country
2019 Egyptian Football Association   Egypt

CAF Team of the YearEdit

Platinum AwardEdit

Defunct awardsEdit

The following are no longer awarded.

CAF Goalkeeper of the YearEdit

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
2004 Ali Boumnijel   Tunisia Rouen
2003 Idriss Kameni   Cameroon Espanyol
2002 Tony Sylva   Senegal Monaco
2001 Essam El Hadary   Egypt Al Ahly


African Champions League Best PlayerEdit

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 Traoré Ismaily   Mali
2002 Hicham Aboucherouane Raja Casablanca   Morocco
2001 Flávio Petro de Luanda   Angola

CAF Referee of the YearEdit

Year Referee Country
2016 Bakary Gassama   Gambia
2015 Bakary Gassama   Gambia
2014 Bakary Gassama   Gambia
2013 Djamel Haimoudi   Algeria
2012 Djamel Haimoudi   Algeria
2011 Noumandiez Doué   Ivory Coast



See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

General
  • "GLO-CAF Awards". CAF. 28 November 2012. Retrieved 28 November 2012.
  • "Arsenal's Adebayor wins Caf award". BBC Sport. 11 February 2009. Retrieved 11 February 2009.
  • "Adebayor named Africa's best". FIFA. 11 February 2009. Retrieved 11 February 2009.
Specific
  1. ^ "African National Team of the Year". rsssf.com. Rec. Sport Soccer Statistics Foundation. 6 July 2007.
  2. ^ Football, CAF - Confederation of African. "Egyptian Salah crowned African Player of the Year". www.cafonline.com. Retrieved 10 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Salah retains African award to seal great day for Egypt". cafonline.com. Confederation of African Football. 8 January 2019. Archived from the original on 15 April 2019. Retrieved 20 March 2020.
  4. ^ "Mane, Oshoala named African Footballers of 2019 at CAF Awards". cafonline.com. Confederation of African Football. 7 January 2020. Retrieved 20 March 2020.

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