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- Asisat Oshoala extends a record sixth CAF African Women's Player of the Year Award
- Osimhen wins first CAF African Player of the Year award in the men's category
- Morocco and Nigeria win National Team of the Year awards
- Ellis extends her lead and is joined by Regragui as Coach of the Year
1 Victor Osimhen is CAF African Player of the Year
Victor Osimhen, the prolific Nigerian striker, secured the prestigious title of CAF African Player of the Year for the first time.
Osimhen's stellar performances both in Italy and with the Nigerian national team propelled him to this coveted award.
His journey to the top saw him face tough competition from renowned players like Moroccan full-back Achraf Hakimi and Egyptian striker Mohammed Salah.
2 Asisat Oshoala CAF African Women's Player of the Year for 6th time
Asisat Oshoala, a football icon from Nigeria, etched her name in history by claiming the CAF African Women's Player of the Year for a record-breaking 6th time.
Oshoala's exceptional year included a pivotal role in guiding Barcelona to Champions League glory, finishing as the club's top scorer with an impressive tally of 27 goals across various competitions.
3 Top coaching accolades
Morocco's Walid Regragui secured the title of CAF's Best Coach of the Year in the Men's category.
Regragui was recognized for his instrumental role in guiding the Moroccan national team, the Atlas Lions, to a historic World Cup semi-final run in Qatar.
On the women's side, South Africa's Desiree Ellis was honoured as the Best Coach for her outstanding work with Banyana Banyana.
This marked Ellis' fourth consecutive win in this category, highlighting her consistent excellence since 2018.
4 CAF InterClub recognition
This accolade recognized Tau's significant contributions in the interclub competitions.
5 Emerging stars
Senegal's Lamine Camara, the 19-year-old FC Metz forward, was named the CAF Young Player of the Year, marking his meteoric rise in African football.
Meanwhile, Moroccan prodigy Nesryne El Chad clinched the inaugural CAF Women's Young Player of the Year award.
6 National team and club honours
On the women's side, Nigeria claimed the Women's National Team of the Year award.
In the club category, Egyptian giants Al Ahly and South African side Mamelodi Sundowns were honoured as the Male and Female Club of the Year, respectively.
7 Full List of CAF Awards 2023 Winners
Certainly! Here's a table summarizing the CAF Awards 2023 winners in each category:
|Player of the Year (Men)
|Player of the Year (Women)
|Interclub Player of the Year (Men)
|South Africa, Al Ahly
|Interclub Player of the Year (Women)
|Morocco, AS FAR
|Coach of the Year (Men)
|Coach of the Year (Women)
|Goalkeeper of the Year (Men)
|Morocco, Al Hilal
|Goalkeeper of the Year (Women)
|Nigeria, Paris FC
|Young Player of the Year (Men)
|Young Player of the Year (Women)
|Nesryne El Chad
|National Team of the Year (Men)
|National Team of the Year (Women)
|Club of the Year (Men)
|Club of the Year (Women)
These are the notable winners across various categories at the CAF Awards 2023
8 Best XI Players
South Africa dominated the continent's Best XI players in the Women's Category, while two members of Morocco's World Cup semi-final team were included in the Male version.
The winners in each category were determined through a comprehensive voting process involving a panel comprising CAF Technical Committee members, Head Coaches, National Team captains, and media professionals.
9 Men's Africa XI 2023
Here is the full list of Men's Africa XI as compiled by FIFPRO Africa
|Internazionale / Manchester United
|Chelsea / Al-Hilal
|André-Frank Zambo Anguissa
|AFC Ajax / West Ham United
|Fiorentina / Manchester United
|Bayern Munich / Al-Nassr
10 Women's Africa XI 2023
Here is the 2023 Women's Africa XI as compiled by FIFPRO Africa
|FC Dinamo Minsk
|Deportivo Alavés Gloriosas
|Jianghan University / Paris Saint-Germain