Sadio Mane Crowned African Player Of The Year At The 2019 CAF Awards – Full Winners

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The 28th edition of the CAF Awards was held yesterday at Hurghada, Egypt to celebrate African footballers and officials who distinguished themselves in 2019.

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Sadio Mane was crowned the African Player of the Year with 477 votes, beating his Liverpool teammate Mahamed Salah and Algeria’s Riyad Mahrez.

Receiving the price from CAF President Ahmad Ahmad, the Senegalese forward thanked his national team and his club (Liverpool) for their support.

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In the Women’s football, Asisat Oshoala was named African Women’s Player of the Year for the fourth time, reaching the record of her compatriot Perpetua Nkwocha.

Below is the full list of winners.

African Player of the Year

Sadio Mane (Senegal & Liverpool)

African Women’s Player of the Year

Asisat Oshoala (Nigeria & Barcelona)

African Interclubs Player of the Year

Youcef Belaïli (Algeria & Esperance / Ahli Jeddah)

African Youth Player of the Year

Achraf Hakimi (Morocco & Borussia Dortmund)

African Men’s Coach of the Year

Djamel Belmadi (Algeria – Algeria)

African Women’s Coach of the Year

Desiree Ellis (South Africa)

African Men’s National Team of the Year


African Women’s National Team of the Year


Federation of the Year

Egyptian Football Association

Special Award

Kojovi Obilale (former Togolese goalkeeper)

CAF-Fifpro Best XI

Goalkeeper: Andre Onana

Defenders: Achraf Hakimi, Serge Aurier, Joel Matip, Kalidou Koulibaly

Midfielders: Idrissa Gueye, Riyad Mahrez, Hakim Ziyech

Forwards: Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

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