Wednesday Jan 08, 2020. 11:00
Sadio Mane, Achraf Hakimi and Riyad Mahrez were among the big winners at the 2019 CAF Awards ceremony hosted in Egypt on Tuesday.
Mane beat Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah and Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez to the top award, but the Algerian didn’t end the night empty handed with his goal against Nigeria voted as the Goal of the Year.
Furthermore, Asisat Oshoala was named Africa’s best women’s footballer for a fourth time while Desiree Ellis walked away with the African Women’s Coach of the Year accolade.
Full list of ward winners:
African Player of the Year
Sadio Mane (Senegal & Liverpool)
African Interclubs Player of the Year
Youcef Belaïli (Algeria & Esperance / Ahli Jeddah)
African Youth Player of the Year
Achraf Hakimi (Morocco & Borussia Dortmund)
African Men’s Coach of the Year
Djamel Belmadi (Algeria)
African Men’s National Team of the Year
African Women’s Player of the Year
Asisat Oshoala (Nigeria & Barcelona)
African Women’s Coach of the Year
Desiree Ellis (South Africa)
African Women’s National Team of the Year
Best FA Award
Goal of the Year
Riyad Mahrez (vs Nigeria at AFCON 2019)
African Club President of the Year award
Moise Katumbi (TP Mazembe)
Africa Best XI: Andre Onana, Achraf Hakimi, Kalidou Koulibaly, Joel Matip, Serge Aurier, Riyad Mahrez, Idrissa Gana Gueye, Hakim Ziyech, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.