1. Player of the Year
Samuel Eto’o Fils
Any player of African origin playing within or outside Africa and excels above all in terms of achievement and performance during the year under review. The following is the basic criteria:
- The performance of the player at national and international levels
- The consistency of his performance
- His sports achievements
- His charisma and influence
- His popularity
2. African-based Player of the Year
Any player of African origin who plays on the continent. His performance is based on either in the continental club championships (CC and CL), African Nations Championships, local championships among others.
3. Most Promising Talent of the Year
Kwadwo Asamoah (Udinese and Ghana)
The Young Player of the Year must be Under 23 years. He must show exceptional qualities and achieve an extraordinary feat with his club or national team in major competitions.
4. Women’s Footballer of the Year
Perpetua Nkwocha (Sunnana SK and Nigeria)
Awarded to any women’s footballer to have exhibited high quality and played an influential role in the national team’s performance at a major tournament as well as in good form for her club. She must also be disciplined and demonstrated high level of fair play as well.
5. Club of the Year
TP Mazembe (DR Congo)
The topmost club in the continental club championships (CC and CL) and must have exhibited high playing standard, tactical and technical play as well as fair play.
6. National team of the Year
Any national team to have excelled and performed exceptionally above all. Must have qualified for a major competition during the year under review and achieved the ultimate as well.
7. Women’s National team of the Year
Nigeria senior team
Any women’s national team to have excelled and performed exceptionally above all. Must have qualified for a major competition during the year and achieved the ultimate as well.
8. Coach of the Year
Milovan Rajevac – (Former Ghana Coach)
The coach of the Year is rewarded to any coach working in association with an African team. It may be a non-African coaching an African team, national team or club. He must have guided the team to a major feat in a major championship during the year under review.
9. Presidential Awards (presidents of federations)
Egypt – Samir Zaher
Ghana – Kwesi Nyantakyi
Algeria– Mohamed Raouraoua
Cote d’ivoire – Jacques Anouma
South africa – Kirsten Nematandani
Cameroon- Iya Mohammed
Nigeria- Aminu Maigari
HOSTS COUNTRIES OF NEXT CAF COMPETITIONSOrange CAN 2012
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