Yesterday’s CAF awards showed that Nigeria has lost its superiority in the world of football especially in Africa, as no Nigerian apart from Nigeria’s Asisat Oshuola who won the CAF 2019 Best Female Footballer of the year 2019.
The annual award hosted by African Football Legend, Samuel Eto’o at Albatros Citadel Sahl Hasheesh, Hurghada, Egypt, did not honour any Nigerian male footballer as Saido Mane Becomes Africans king of football.
Confirming Nigeria players less impacts and development in the world of football is the FIFProAfrica best 11 for 2019 with no Nigeria making the team even after Nigeria reached the Semi-Finals of the 2019 AFCON as they were edged out by the eventual winners, Algeria.
CAF Awards 2019: All Categories, Awards and Winners;
African Interclubs Player of the Year:Youcef Belaïli (Algeria & Esperance / Ahli Jeddah)
African Youth Player of the Year: Achraf Hakimi (Morocco & Borussia Dortmund)
African Women’s National Team of the Year: Cameroon
African Men’s National Team of the Year:Algeria
Best African Goal of the Year: Riyad Mahrez (Algeria)
FIFPro Africa’s Best 11:
Idrissa Gana Gueye
Pierre Emerick Aubameyang
African Women’s Coach of the Year:Desiree Ellis (South Africa)
African Men’s Coach of the Year: Djamel Belmadi (Algeria)
Club President of the Year: Moise Katumbi (TP Mazembe)
African Women’s Player of the Year:Asisat Oshoala (Nigeria & Barcelona)
African Player of the Year: Sadio Mane (Senegal & Liverpool)