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Oshoala, Mane Win 2022 CAF Awards

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Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala has been named 2022 CAF Women’s Player of the year beating off competition from Zambia’s Grace Chanda and Ajara Nchout Njoya of Cameroon to win the award for a record fifth time, Sportivation.com.ng reports.

The Barcelona striker won the award in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2019 and retained it this year following her impressive performances for Barcelona Femeni.

She won the top scorer award in the Primera Iberdrola scoring 20 goals in 19 appearances despite missing two months of action due to injury.

Bayern Munich new signing Sadio Mane retained the men’s following a stellar season with club and country winning the AFCON trophy, leading the Teranga Lions to the 2022 FIFA World Cup coupled with winning the League Cup and FA Cup trophies with Liverpool.

Senegal won the National Team of the year award for men, Wydad AC was named the men’s club of the year.

 

List of winners at 2022 CAF Awards:

Player of the Year (Men)
Sadio Mane (Senegal & Bayern Munich)

Player of the Year (Women)
Asisat Oshoala (Nigeria & Barcelona)

Young Player of the Year (Men)
Pape Matar Sarr (Senegal & Tottenham Hotspur)

Young Player of the Year (Women)
Evelyn Badu (Ghana & Sekondi Hasaacas Ladies/Alvaldsnes)

Coach of the Year (Men)
Aliou Cisse (Senegal)

Coach of the Year (Women)
Desiree Ellis (South Africa)

Interclub Player of the Year (Women)
Evelyn Badu (Ghana & Sekondi Hasaacas Ladies/Alvaldsnes)

Interclub Player of the Year (Men)
Mohamed El Shenawy (Egypt & Al Ahly)

Club of the Year (Women)
Mamelodi Sundowns (South Africa)

Club of the Year (Men)
Wydad Athletic Club (Morocco)

National Team of the Year (Men)
Senegal

Goal of the Year
Pape Ousmane Sakho (Senegal & Simba)

The Women’s National Team of the year ward will be announced on July 23rd after the final of the WAFCON 2022.

 

 

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