CAF Awards 2019 Winners
Sadio Mane has been named as the ‘African Player of the Year’ at the CAF Awards 2019.
This was announced at a star-studded ceremony held on Tuesday, January 7, 2019 held at the Citadel Azure in Hurghada, Egypt.
The Senegalese and Liverpool FC winger faced stiff competition from Mohammed Salah (Egypt & Liverpool), and Riyad Mahrez (Algeria & Manchester City).
This follows a season which saw him win the UEFA Champions League and Club World Cup with Liverpool.
Check the full list of winners out!
African Player of the Year
Sadio Mane (Teranga Lions of Senegal & Liverpool FC)
African Women’s Player of the Year
Asisat Oshoala (Super Falcons of Nigeria & FC Barcelona Femení)
2019 African Youth Player of the Year
African Men’s National Team of the Year
The Greens of Algeria
African Women’s National Team of the Year
Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon
African Men’s African Coach of the Year
Djamel Belmadi (Coach, The Greens of Algeria)
African Women’s African Coach of the Year
Diseree Ellis (Coach, Bayana Bayana of South Africa)
Federation of the Year
Egyptian Football Association
African Club President of the Year
Moise Katumbi (TP Mazembe)
CAF Special Award
2019 FIFPro Africa Best 11
Idrissa Gana Gueye
It’s official! 🥇
The African Player of the Year for 2⃣0⃣1⃣9⃣ is #SadioMane
— #CAFAwards2019 (@CAF_Online) January 7, 2020