The Confederation of African Football has released the list of nominees for various categories of the CAF Awards 2018. 

3 Super Eagles players have been nominated for 2018 Africa Player of the Year; they include Ahmed Musa, Alex Iwobi, and Odion Ighalo.

Leicester City’s Winfred Ndidi has been nominated for 2018 Africa Youth Player of the Year. Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr also picked a nomination.

For the women’s category, Asisat Oshoala, Desire Oparanozia, Francisca Ordega, Onome Ebi were shortlisted in the Womenr African player of the year.

The winners for the African Player of the Year and Women’s Player of the Year will be decided by the CAF Technical & Development Committee, Media Experts, Legends, Coaches of the quarter-finalists of the CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup and Coaches and Captains of the national teams of the 54 Member Associations.

The Awards Gala will be held on Tuesday, 8 January 2019 in Dakar, Senegal.

 

 

FULL LIST

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)

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)

Youth player of the year

Achraf Hakimi (Morocco & Borussia Dortmunmd)

Wilfred Ndidi (Nigeria & Leicester City)
Andre Onana (Cameroon & Aax)
Ismaila Sarr (Senegal & Rennes)

Mahmoud Benhalib (Morocco & Raja Club Athletic) Franck Kessie (Cote d’Ivoire & AC Milan)

Men’s Coach of the year

Corentin Martins (Mauritania)
Florent Ibenge (AS Vita & DR Congo)
Juan Carlos Garrido (Raja Club Athletic)

Moine Chaabani (Esperance)
Nicolas Dupuis (Madagascar)
Patrice Carteron (Al Ahly)
Rachid Taoussi (ES Sétif)
Herve Renard (Morocco)
Aliou Cisse (Senegal)

Gernot Rohr (Nigeria)

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 National team of the year

Guinea Bissau

Kenya

Madagascar

Mauritania

Uganda

Zimbabwe

Women’s national team of the year

Cameroon

Ghana

Mali
Nigeria

South Africa