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UPDATES: CAF Announces Shortlists for 2023 CAF Awards



On Friday, CAF announced the final shortlist of the Player of the Year, Interclub Player of the Year, Goalkeeper of the Year, Young Player of the Year, Coach of the Year, National Team of the Year, and Club of the Year. For the Player of the Year category, 10 players are in contention, with last year’s winner Sadio Mane among them.…CONTINUE READING

Each category has a shortlist of either five or ten contenders. The ultimate winners will be determined through votes from a panel consisting of the CAF Technical Committee, media professionals, head coaches, captains of member associations, and clubs involved in the group stages of the Interclub competitions.

The Awards Gala is scheduled to take place on Monday, 11 December 2023, at the Palais des Congrès, Marrakech, Morocco.
Full List of Nominees (in alphabetic order by Member Association):
Player of the Year (Men)
1. Riyad Mahrez (Algeria, Al Ahli)
2. Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa (Cameroon, SSC Napoli)
3. Vincent Aboubacar (Cameroon, Besiktas)
4. Mohamed Salah (Egypt, Liverpool)
5. Achraf Hakimi (Morocco, Paris Saint-Germain)
6. Sofyan Amrabat (Morocco, Manchester United)
7. Yassine Bounou (Morocco, Al Hilal)
8. Youssef En-Nesyri (Morocco, Sevilla)
9. Victor Osimhen (Nigeria, SSC Napoli)
10.Sadio Mane (Senegal, Al Nassr)
Goalkeeper of the Year (Men)
1. Mohamed ElShenawy (Egypt, Al Ahly)
2. Yassine Bounou (Morocco, Al Hilal)
3. Andre Onana (Cameroon, Manchester United)
4. Ronwen Williams (Sout Africa, Mamelodi Sundowns)
5. Edouard Mendy (Senegal, Al Ahli)
Interclub Player of the Year (Men)
1. Aymen Mahious (Algeria, USM Alger/Yverdon-Sport)
2. Zineddine Belaid (Algeria, USM Alger)
3. Fiston Mayele (DR Congo, Young Africans/Pyramids)
4. Mahmoud Abdel Moneim “Kahraba” (Egypt, Al Ahly)
5. Mohamed ElShenawy (Egypt, Al Ahly)
6. Yahia Attiyat Allah (Morocco, Wydad Club Athletic)
7. Yahya Jabrane (Morocco, Wydad Athletic Club)
8. Peter Shalulile (Namibia, Mamelodi Sundowns)
9. Percy Tau (South Africa, Al Ahly)
10.Ali Maaloul (Tunisia, Al Ahly)
Young Player of the Year (U-21) (Men)
1. Dango Ouattara (Burkina Faso, Bournemouth)
2. Abdessamad Ezzalzouli (Morocco, Real Betis)
3. Bilal El Khannous (Morocco, KRC Genk)
4. Lamine Camara (Senegal, Generation Foot/Metz)
5. Amara Diouf (Senegal, Generation Foot)

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Coach of the Year (Men)
1. Abdelhak Benchikha (USM Alger)
2. Marcel Koller (Al Ahly)
3. Tom Saintfiet (The Gambia)
4. Walid Regragui (Morocco)
5. Aliou Cisse (Senegal)
National Team of the Year (Men)
1. The Gambia
2. Equatorial Guinea
3. Mauritania
4. Morocco
5. Senegal
Club of the Year (Men
1. USM Alger (Algeria)
2. Al Ahly (Egypt)
3. Wydad Athletic Club (Morocco)
4. Mamelodi Sundowns (South Africa)
5. Young Africans (Tanzania)

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