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Egypt Wins Big, Ibrahim Sunday Honoured At 2017 CAF Awards

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Egypt dominated the 2017 CAF-Aiteo awards ceremony held in Accra on Thursday night by scooping three awards including the ultimate, African Player of the Year.

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah clinched the award ahead of 2015 winner Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Borussia Dortmund and club teammate Sadio Mane.

Egypt head Coach Hector Cuper was named Coach of the Year, while the Men’s senior side won the National Team of the Year award.

Ghana legend Ibrahim Sunday received the CAF legends award for his outstanding achievement on the field and subsequently as coach.

All the award winners:

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African Player of the Year

Mohamed Salah (Liverpool & Egypt)

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Women’s Player of the Year

Asisat Oshoala (Nigeria & Dalian Quanjian)

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Youth Player of the Year

Patson Daka (Zambia & Liefering)

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Coach of the Year

Hector Cuper

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Club of the Year

Wydad Athletic Club

National Team of the Year 

Egypt

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Women’s National Team of the Year:

South Africa

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CAF Legends Award: 

Ibrahim Sunday (Ghana)

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Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo received the Platinum award.

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Gabon and Dortmund star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

FIFA general secretary

Fifa General Secretary Fatma Samoura

Photos credit: Senyuiedzorm Awusi Adadevoh

Source: Joy Sports

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