Khama Billiat nominated for top CAF award

Khama Billiat nominated for top CAF award

Zimbabwean international Khama Billiat has been nominated for the 2016 CAF Player of the Year and CAF Player of the Year  based in Africa awards.

Billiat has been one of standout players for Mamelodi Sundowns in the African Safari and in the ABSA Premiership as well. Sundowns are through to the CAF Champions League final and will face Egyptian side in 1st leg in South Africa today.

Billiat  clinched the South African Football of the Year award after a superb season that saw Sundowns clinch the ABSA Premiership.

The list shall be shortened further to top five players then a Top 3 list. The winner will be announced at The Glo-CAF 2016 Awards Gala which will be held on the 5th of January 2017 in Abuja, Nigeria

 

CAF Player of the Year based in Africa nominees 

  1. Dennis Onyango (Uganda & Mamelodi Sundowns)
  2. Itumeleng Khune (South Africa & Kaizer Chiefs)
  3. Aymen Mathlouthi (Tunisia & Etoile du Sahel)
  4. Joel Kimwaki (DR Congo & TP Mazembe)
  5. Joyce Lomalisa (DR Congo & AS Vita)
  6. Salif Coulibaly (Mali & TP Mazembe)
  7. Ali Gabr (Egypt & Zamalek)
  8. Keegan Dolly (South Africa & Mamelodi Sundowns)
  9. Jackson Mwanza (Zambia & Zesco United)
  10. Rainford Kalaba (Zambia & TP Mazembe)
  11. Elia Meschak (DR Congo & TP Mazembe)
  12. Aymen Hefny (Egypt & Zamalek)
  13. Morgan Betorangal (Chad & MO Bejaia)
  14. Hlompho Kekana (South Africa & Mamelodi Sundowns)
  15. Hamza Lahmar (Tunisia & Etoile du Sahel)
  16. Jesse Were (Kenya & Zesco United)
  17. Idris Mbombo (DR Congo & Zesco United)
  18. Chisom Chikatara (Nigeria & Wydad Athletic Club)
  19. William Jebor (Liberia & Wydad Athletic Club)
  20. Reda Hajhouj (Morocco & Wydad Athletic Club)
  21. Fabrice Nguessi Ondama (Congo & Wydad Athletic Club)
  22. Mfon Udon (Nigeria & Enyimba)
  23. Bassem Morsi (Egypt & Zamalek)
  24. Khama Billiat (Zimbabwe & Mamelodi Sundowns)
  25. Yannick Zakri (Cote d’Ivoire & Mamelodi Sundowns)

CAF Player of the Year nominees:

1. Riyad Mahrez (Algeria & Leicester City)

2. El Arabi Hillel Soudani (Algeria & Dinamo Zagreb)

3. Islam Slimani (Algeria & Leicester City)

4. Samuel Eto’o (Cameroon & Antalyaspor)

5. Benjamin Mounkandjo (Cameroon & Lorient)

6. Serge Aurier (Cote d’Ivoire & PSG)

7. Eric Bailly (Cote d’Ivoire & Manchester United)

8. Yao Kouasi Gervais ‘Gervinho’ (Cote d’Ivoire & Hebei Fortune)

9. Mohamed Salah (Egypt & Roma)

10. Mohamed El Neny (Egypt & Arsenal)

11. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon & Dortmund)

12. Andre Ayew (Ghana & West Ham)

13. Victor Wanyama (Kenya & Tottenham)

14. William Jebor (Liberia & Wydad Athletic Club)

15. Mehdi Benatia (Morocco & Juventus)

16. Hakim Ziyech (Morocco & Ajax)

17. John Mikel Obi (Nigeria & Chelsea)

18. Kelechi Iheanacho (Nigeria & Manchester City)

19. Ahmed Musa (Nigeria & Leicester City)

20. Cedric Bakambu (DR Congo & Villareal)

21. Yannick Bolasie (DR Congo & Everton)

22. Sadio Mane (Senegal & Liverpool)

23. Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal & Napoli)

24. Keagan Dolly (South Africa & Mamelodi Sundowns)

25. Itumeleng Khune (South Africa & Kaizer Chiefs)

26. Mbwana Samatta (Tanzania & Genk)

27. Aymen Abdennour Tunisia & Valencia)

28. Wahbi Khazri (Tunisia & Sunderland)

29. Dennis Onyango (Uganda & Mamelodi Sundowns)

30. Khama Billiat (Zimbabwe & Mamelodi Sundowns)

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