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CAF Awards 2023: Full List of Award Winners

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CAF Awards 2023

Victor Osimhen from Nigeria and Asisat Oshoala were the big winners at the CAF Awards 2023 held in the Moroccan city of Marrakech on Monday night, 11 December 2023.

Osimhen won the CAF African Player of the Year for the first time while Oshoala won her record sixth CAF African Women’s Player of the Year.

Osimhen triumphed over Moroccan full-back Achraf Hakimi and Egyptian striker Mohammed Salah. He was the top scorer in Serie A with 26 goals which helped Napoli win the Scudetto, making it a historic moment.

Oshoala was awarded for her contribution in leading Barcelona to Champions League glory, finishing as the club’s top scorer with 27 goals across all competitions.

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Walid Regragui from Morocco was named the Best Coach of the Year in the Men’s category for guiding the Atlas Lions to a historic World Cup semi-final run in Qatar.

Desiree Ellis from South Africa won the Best Coach award in the women’s category for her remarkable work with Banyana Banyana. This was Ellis’ fourth award in this category, which she has won consistently since 2018.

CAF Awards 2023: Full List of Award Winners

Player of the Year (Men): Victor Osimhen (Nigeria, Napoli)

Player of the Year (Women): Asisat Oshoala (Nigeria, Barcelona)

Interclub Player of the Year (Men): Percy Tau (South Africa, Al Ahly)

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Interclub Player of the Year (Women): Fatima Tagnaout (Morocco, AS FAR)

Coach of the Year (Men): Walid Regragui (Morocco)

Coach of the Year (Women): Desiree Ellis (South Africa)

Goalkeeper of the Year (Men): Yassine Bounou (Morocco, Al Hilal)

Goalkeeper of the Year (Women): Chiamaka Nnadozie (Nigeria, Paris FC)

 

Young Player of the Year (Men): Lamine Camara (Senegal, Metz)

Young Player of the Year (Women): Nesryne El Chad (Morocco, Lille)

National Team of the Year (Men): Morocco

National Team of the Year (Women): Nigeria

Club of the Year (Men): Al Ahly (Egypt)

Club of the Year (Women): Mamelodi Sundowns (South Africa)

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Men’s Africa XI (As compiled by FIFPRO Africa)

LINE NAME CLUB NATIONALITY
Goalkeeper André Onana Internazionale / Manchester United Cameroon
Defender Achraf Hakimi Paris Saint-Germain Morocco
Defender Chancel Mbemba Olympique Marseille DR Congo
Defender Kalidou Koulibaly Chelsea / Al-Hilal Senegal
Midfielder André-Frank Zambo Anguissa Napoli Cameroon
Midfielder Mohammed Kudus AFC Ajax / West Ham United Ghana
Midfielder Sofyan Amrabat Fiorentina / Manchester United Morocco
Midfielder Thomas Partey Arsenal Ghana
Forward Mohamed Salah Liverpool Egypt
Forward Sadio Mané Bayern Munich / Al-Nassr Senegal
Forward Victor Osimhen Napoli Nigeria

Women’s Africa XI: (As compiled by FIFPRO Africa)

LINE NAME CLUB NATIONALITY
Goalkeeper Andile Dlamini Mamelodi Sundowns South Africa
Defender Bambani Mbane Mamelodi Sundowns South Africa
Defender Lebohang Ramalepe FC Dinamo Minsk South Africa
Defender Michielle Aloize Houston Dash Nigeria
Defender Osinachi Ohale Deportivo Alavés Gloriosas Nigeria
Midfielder Fatima Tagnaout ASFAR Morocco
Midfielder Linda Matlhalo Glasgow City South Africa
Midfielder Refiloe Jane Sassuolo South Africa
Forward Asisat Oshoala Barcelona Nigeria
Forward Barbra Banda Shanghai Shengli Zambia
Forward Tabitha Chawinga Jianghan University / Paris Saint-Germain Malawi

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