Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Victor Wanyama Nominated for CAF Awards

Harambee Stars and Celtic midfielder, Victor Wanyama has been nominated for Africa’s Most Promising Talent Award during this year’s Confederation of African Football (CAF), scheduled for 20th December in Accra, Ghana.       

The defensive midfielder who is currently under the radar of top-flight English premiership Clubs including Manchester United has been nominated alongside 19 year-old Pape Moussa Konate from Senegal and 20 year-old Mohammed Salah from Egypt.   

Wanyama has also been shortlisted for the Sports Personality of the Year at the 2012 SOYA Awards slated for December 8th.

Here is the list of the 2012 GLO-CAF Awards Nominees

Player of the Year

Alex Song (Barcelona FC) – Cameroon
Dede Ayew (Olympic Marseille) – Ghana
Demba Ba (Newcastle FC) – Senegal
 Didier Drogba (Shanghai Shenhua) – Ivory Coast
Yaya Toure (Manchester City) – Ivory Coast

Women’s Player of the Year

Portia Modise – South Africa
Chinwendu Ihezuo – Nigeria
Genoveva Anoman – Equatorial Guinea

National Team of the Year

Cape Verde
Ivory Coast
Central African Republic

Women’s National Team of the Year

Equatorial Guinea

Club of the Year

Al Ahly – Egypt
Esperance – Turkey
AC Leopards – Congo
Djoliba – Mali

Coach of the Year

Herve Renard – Zambia
Hossam El-Badry – Al-Ahly  
Esperance – Nabil Maaloul
Nasreddine Nabi – AC Leopards

The list is prepared by the Technical, Football, and Media Committees of CAF, on the basis of the player’s performance for their national teams and clubs from January to November of each year.

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