BREAKING: Moses Fails To Make CAF Player Final Top 3 Shortlist As Rohr, Oshoala Listed For Top Awards
Super Eagles and Chelsea star, Victor Moses was left out as names of final top three players shortlist for the 2017 Aiteo/CAF Player of the Year award held on Monday at the Movenpic Hotel in Accra, Ghana.
The final shortlist of players include, Egypt’s Mohamed Salah, French-born Gabonese Borussia Dortmund forward, Piere-Emerick Aubameyang and Senegalese winger, Sadio Mane in race for the Africa’s top diadem.
Also in the race for the CAF Coach of the year award, Nigeria’s Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr has been listed alongside Egyptian national team coach, Hector Cuper and Morocco’s Wydad Casablanca manager, Hussein Ammouta for helping his club win the 2017 CAF Champions League trophy.
In the same vein, Super Falcons striker, Asisat Oshoala also made the top three final shortlist for the CAF Women’s player of the year award. The Dalian Quanjian FC of China striker was listed alongside South Africa’s Christina Kgatlana and Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon forward Gabrielle Onguéné.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles has been listed to compete with the Pharaohs of Egypt and the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon for the National Team of the Year, while Nigeria’s U-20 Women national team, the Falconets are also in race for the Women’s National Team of the Year award, including Ghana U-20 Women’s national team and South Africa’s Bayana Bayana respectively.
Dignitaries present in Accra, Ghana for the event include CAF President Mr Ahmad Ahmad and other top officials. The winner of the Aiteo/CAF Awards are expected to be named January 4 in Ghana.
Player of Year Shortlist
Coach of the Year
Women’s Player of the Year
National Team of the Year
Super Eagles (Nigeria)
Women’s National Team of the Year
Club of the Year
Wydad Athletic Club
Youth Player of the Year