Mighty Warriors line up for a CAF award

Mighty Warriors line up for a CAF award

The Mighty Warriors who this year wrote a piece of history by becomung the first football team in Zimbabwe to qualify for a FIFA World tournament following their maiden Olympic qualification have been nominated for an Award by CAF for the women National team of the year.

The Zimbabwe women national team qualified for Rio Oympics against all odds eliminating Cameroon and Zambia along the way.

They will tassle out against Ghana, South Africa and Cameroon for the award.

The list was unveiled at a press conference attended by CAF Excutive member Anjorin Moucharafou and Glo representatives on Monday, 14 December 2015 in Abuja, Nigeria.

The winners will be decided by votes from the CAF Footbal land Media Committees except Legend and Platinum awards, which are not subject to vote while Referee of the Year Award will be decided by the votes of CAF Refereeing Committee.

The winners will be announced at the Glo-CAF Awards Gala scheduled for Thursday, January 7, 2016 in Abuja, Nigeria. The night will also reveal the African player of the year where Yaya Toure, Dede Ayew and Emerik Aubameyeng will tassle for the priced award

Below are the nominees for the various categories in alphabetical order;

Women Player of the Year
· Gabrielle Onguéné, Cameroon
· Gaelle Enganamouit, Cameroon
· Ngozi Ebere, Nigeria
· N’rehy Tia Ines, Cote d’Ivoire
· Portia Boakye, Ghana

Youth Player of the Year
· Adama Traore, Mali
· Kelechi Nwakali, Nigeria
· Samuel Diarra, Mali
· Victor Osimhen, Nigeria
· Yaw Yeboah, Ghana

Most Promising Talent
· Azubuike Okechukwu, Nigeria
· Etebo Oghenekaro, Nigeria
· Djigui Diarra, Mali
· Mahmoud Abdelmonem ‘kahraba’, Egypt
· Zinedine Ferhat, Algeria

Coach of the Year
· Baye Ba, Mali, U17
· Emmanuel Amunike, Nigeria U17
· Fawzi Benzarti, Etoile Sportive de Sahel
· Hervé Renard, Cote d’ivore
· Patrice Carteron, TP Mazembe

Referee of the Year
· Alioum Neant, Cameroon
· Bakary Papa GASSAMA, Gambia
· Eric Arnaud OTOGO CASTANE, Gabon
· Ghead Zaglol GRISHA, Egypt
· Janny SIKAZWE, Zambia

African Legend
· Charles Kumi Gyamfi, Ghana
· Samuel Mbappé Léppé, Cameroon

National Team of the Year
· Cote d’Ivoire
· Ghana
· Mali U17
· Nigeria U17
· Nigeria U-23

Women National Team of the Year
· Ghana
· Cameroon
· South Africa
· Zimbabwe

Club of the Year
· USM Algers , Algeria
· TP Mazembe, DR Congo
· Orlando Pirates, South Africa
· Etoile Sportive du Sahel, Tunisia



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