Egypt Wins Big, Ibrahim Sunday Honoured At 2017 CAF Awards
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:
African Player of the Year
Mohamed Salah (Liverpool & Egypt)
Women’s Player of the Year
Asisat Oshoala (Nigeria & Dalian Quanjian)
Youth Player of the Year
Patson Daka (Zambia & Liefering)
Coach of the Year
Club of the Year
Wydad Athletic Club
National Team of the Year
Women’s National Team of the Year:
CAF Legends Award:
Ibrahim Sunday (Ghana)
Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo received the Platinum award.
Gabon and Dortmund star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Fifa General Secretary Fatma Samoura
Photos credit: Senyuiedzorm Awusi Adadevoh
Source: Joy Sports