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First awarded 2001
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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).

Current Awards

The awards include:

CAF Player of the Year

CAF Most Promising Talent of the Year

Year Player Name National Team Club
2014 Yacine Brahimi 23x15px Algeria 23x15px Porto
2013 Kelechi Iheanacho 23x15px Nigeria 23x15px Manchester City
2012 Mohamed Salah 23x15px Egypt 23x15px Chelsea
2011 Souleymane Coulibaly 23x15px Ivory Coast 23x15px Tottenham Hotspur
2010 Kwadwo Asamoah 23x15px Ghana 23x15px Udinese
2009 Dominic Adiyiah 23x15px Ghana 23x15px Milan
2008 Salomon Kalou 23x15px Ivory Coast 23x15px Chelsea
2007 Clifford Mulenga 23x15px Zambia 23x15px Pretoria University
2006 Taye Taiwo 23x15px Nigeria 23x15px Olympique Marseille
2005 John Obi Mikel 23x15px Nigeria 23x15px Chelsea
2004 Obafemi Martins 23x15px Nigeria 23x15px Internazionale
2003 Obafemi Martins 23x15px Nigeria 23x15px Internazionale
2002 Mido 23x15px Egypt 23x15px Ajax
2001 Pedro Mantorras 23x15px Angola 23x15px Benfica

CAF Coach of the Year

Year Manager Club/National Team
2014 23x15px Kheïreddine Madoui 23x15px ES Sétif
2013 23x15px Stephen Keshi 23x15px Nigeria
2012 23x15px Herve Renard 23x15px Zambia
2011 23x15px Harouna Doula 23x15px Niger
2010 23x15px Milovan Rajevac 23x15px Ghana
2009 23x15px Sellas Tetteh 23x15px Ghana U20
2008 23x15px Hassan Shehata 23x15px Egypt
2007 23x15px Yemi Tella 23x15px Nigeria U17
2006 23x15px Manuel José 23x15px Al Ahly
2005 23x15px El Prince 23x15px Togo
2004 23x15px Okey Emordi 23x15px Enyimba
2003 23x15px Kadiri Ikhana 23x15px Enyimba
2002 23x15px Bruno Metsu 23x15px Senegal
2001 23x15px Bruno Metsu 23x15px Senegal
2000 23x15px Cecil Jones Attuquayefio 23x15px Accra Hearts of Oak SC

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

Year Player Name National Team Club
2014 Firmin Ndombe Mubele 23x15px DR Congo 23x15px Vita Club
2013 Mohamed Aboutrika 23x15px Egypt 23x15px Al-Ahly
2012 Mohamed Aboutrika 23x15px Egypt 23x15px Al-Ahly
2011 Oussama Darragi 23x15px Tunisia 23x15px Espérance
2010 Ahmed Hassan 23x15px Egypt 23x15px Al-Ahly
2009 Trésor Mputu 23x15px DR Congo 23x15px Mazembe
2008 Mohamed Aboutrika 23x15px Egypt 23x15px Al-Ahly
2007 Amine Chermiti 23x15px Tunisia 23x15px Étoile du Sahel
2006 Mohamed Aboutrika 23x15px Egypt 23x15px Al-Ahly
2005 Mohamed Barakat 23x15px Egypt 23x15px Al-Ahly

African Inter-Club Team of the Year

Year Club Nation
2014 ES Sétif 23x15px Algeria
2013 Al-Ahly 23x15px Egypt
2012 Al-Ahly 23x15px Egypt
2011 Espérance Sportive de Tunis 23x15px Tunisia
2010 TP Mazembe 23x15px DR Congo
2009 TP Mazembe 23x15px DR Congo
2008 Al-Ahly 23x15px Egypt
2007 Etoile du Sahel 23x15px Tunisia
2006 Al-Ahly 23x15px Egypt
2005 Al-Ahly 23x15px Egypt
2004 Enyimba 23x15px Nigeria
2003 Enyimba 23x15px Nigeria
2002 Zamalek 23x15px Egypt
2001 Kaizer Chiefs 23x15px South Africa

African National Team of the Year

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 23x15px Algeria
1981 23x15px Algeria
1982 23x15px Algeria
1983 23x15px Ghana
1984 23x15px Cameroon
1985 23x15px Morocco
1986 23x15px Morocco
1987 23x15px Cameroon
1988 23x15px Cameroon
1989 23x15px Cameroon
Year National Team
1990 23x15px Cameroon
1992 23x15px Ivory Coast / 23x15px Nigeria
1993 23x15px Nigeria
1994 23x15px Nigeria
1995 23x15px Tunisia
1996 23x15px South Africa
1997 23x15px Morocco
1998 23x15px Egypt
1999 23x15px Tunisia
Year National Team
2000 23x15px Cameroon
2001 23x15px Senegal
2002 23x15px Senegal
2003 23x15px Cameroon
2004 23x15px Tunisia
2005 23x15px Tunisia
2006 23x15px Ghana
2007 23x15px Senegal
2008 23x15px Egypt
2009 23x15px Algeria
Year National Team
2010 23x15px Ghana
2011 23x15px Botswana
2012 23x15px Zambia
2013 23x15px Nigeria
2014 23x15px Algeria

CAF Legend award

Year Legend Name Country
2014 Oryx Douala
Stade Malien
23x15px Cameroon
23x15px Mali
2013 Bruno Metsu 23x15px France
2012 Rigobert Song
Mahmoud El-Gohary
23x15px Cameroon
23x15px Egypt
2011 Mustapha Hadji
Jay-Jay Okocha
23x15px Morocco
23x15px Nigeria
2009 Osvaldo Saturnino de Oliveira "Jesus"
Stephen Keshi
Jules Bocandé
23x15px Angola
23x15px Nigeria
23x15px Senegal
2008 Christian Chukwu 23x15px Nigeria
2005 Rabah Madjer 23x15px Algeria
2004 Pierre Kalala Mukendi
Mahmoud El Khatib
George Weah
23x15px DR Congo
23x15px Egypt
23x15px Liberia
2003 Roger Milla
Salif Keïta
Kalusha Bwalya
23x15px Cameroon
23x15px Mali
23x15px Zambia

CAF Female Player of the Year

Year Player Name Country
2014 Asisat Oshoala 23x15px Nigeria
2012 Genoveva Añonma 23x15px Equatorial Guinea
2011 Perpetua Nkwocha 23x15px Nigeria
2009 Perpetua Nkwocha 23x15px Nigeria
2008 Alice Mattlou 23x15px South Africa
2007 Cynthia Uwak 23x15px Nigeria
2006 Cynthia Uwak 23x15px Nigeria
2005 Perpetua Nkwocha 23x15px Nigeria
2004 Perpetua Nkwocha 23x15px Nigeria
2003 Adjoa Bayor 23x15px Ghana
2002 Alberta Sackey 23x15px Ghana
2001 Mercy Akide 23x15px Nigeria

CAF Referee of the Year

Year Referee Country
2014 Bakary Gassama 23x15px Gambia
2013 Djamel Haimoudi 23x15px Algeria
2012 Djamel Haimoudi 23x15px Algeria
2011 Noumandiez Doué 23x15px Côte d'Ivoire

Defunct Awards

The following are no longer awarded.

CAF Goalkeeper of the Year

Yearf Player Name National Team Club
2008 Essam El-Hadary 23x15px Egypt Al Ahly
2007 Essam El-Hadary Template:Country data algeria Al es setif
2006 Essam El-Hadary 23x15px Egypt Al Ahly
2005 Tony Sylva 23x15px Senegal Lille O.S.C.
2004 Ali Boumnijel 23x15px Tunisia FC Rouen 1899
2003 Idriss Kameni 23x15px Cameroon Espanyol
2002 Tony Sylva 23x15px Senegal AS Monaco
2001 Essam El-Hadary 23x15px Egypt Al Ahly

African Champions League Best Player

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 23x15px Nigeria
2003 Dramane Traore Ismaily 23x15px Mali
2002 Hicham Aboucherouane Raja Casablanca 23x15px Morocco
2001 Flavio Amado Petro Atletico 23x15px Angola

International Goal of the Year

Year Player Name Country
2004 Benni McCarthy 23x15px South Africa
2003 Leslie Manyathela 23x15px South Africa
2002 Papa Bouba Diop 23x15px Senegal
2001 Zoubier Baya 23x15px Tunisia

See also


  1. ^ African National Team of the Year (

External links

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