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CAF Awards
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First awarded 2001
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The CAF Awards is an awards evening held to honour the best African football players. It is conferred by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).


Current Awards

The awards include:


CAF Player of the Year

CAF Young Player of the Year

Year Player Name National Team Club
2009 Dominic Adiyiah  Ghana ItalyMilan
2008 Salomon Kalou[1]  Côte d'Ivoire EnglandChelsea F.C.
2007 Clifford Mulenga[2]  Zambia South AfricaPretoria University FC
2006 Taye Taiwo  Nigeria FranceOlympique Marseille
2005 John Obi Mikel  Nigeria NorwayLyn Oslo
2004 Obafemi Martins  Nigeria ItalyInter Milan
2003 Obafemi Martins  Nigeria ItalyInter Milan
2002 Mido  Egypt NetherlandsAFC Ajax
2001 Pedro Mantorras  Angola PortugalBenfica

CAF Coach of the Year

Year Manager Club/National Team
2009 Ghana Sellas Teteh 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 Stephen Keshi Togo 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 Team of the Year

Year Club Nation
2009 TP Mazembe  Congo DR
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 Inter-Club National Team of the Year

Year National Team
2009 Algeria Algeria
2009 Ghana Ghana
2009 Cameroon Cameroon
2009 Côte d'Ivoire Côte d'Ivoire
2008 Egypt Egypt
2007 Côte d'Ivoire Côte d'Ivoire
2006 Ghana Ghana
2005 Ghana Ghana
2005 Côte d'Ivoire Côte d'Ivoire
2004 Tunisia Tunisia


African Inter-Club Player of the Year

Year Player Name Club Name National Team
2009 Trésor Mputu TP Mazembe  Congo DR
2008 Mohamed Aboutrika Al-Ahly  Egypt
2007 Amine Chermiti Etoile du Sahel  Tunisia
2006 Mohamed Aboutrika Al-Ahly  Egypt
2005 Mohamed Barakat Al-Ahly  Egypt

CAF Female Player of the Year

Year Player Name Country
2010 Adjoa Bayor Ghana Ghana
2009 Perpetua Nkwocha Nigeria Nigeria
2008 Alice Mattlou South Africa South Africa

Defunct Awards

The following are no longer awarded.

CAF Goalkeeper of the Year

Year Player Name National Team Club
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 Amanuel Fentahun  Senegal AS Monaco
2001 Essam El-Hadary  Egypt Al Ahly

African Champions League Best Player

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

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


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