Africa’s most prestigious football award ceremony, CAF Awards, is set to hold on July 21 in Morocco after a three years break.
The ceremony, organised by the Confederation of African Football (CAF), which rewards the best of African football in a night of glam, pomp and excellence was put on hold since it’s last edition held in Egypt in 2019.
The period under review for this year’s award will be from September 2021 to June 2022 as several categories will be presented including the coveted “Player of the Year (Men & Women).
A new category; Interclubs Women Player of the Year, has been introduced following the successful roll-out of the TotalEnergies CAF Women’s Champions League in November 2021.
Other categories to be presented include Interclub Player of the Year, Young Player of the Year, National Team of the Year, Coach of the Year, Club of the Year, and Goal of the Year.
Votes from captains and coaches of CAF Member Associations, selected journalists, CAF Technical Study Group and CAF Legends will decide the winners.
The current holders of CAF Player of the Year (Men & Women) are Sadio Mane from Senegal and Asisat Oshoala from Nigeria respectively.