August 8, 2022



African greatest participant award: Simon, Amoo dropped as CAF reveals last shortlist 

Tremendous Eagles’ duo of Moses Simon and Akinkunmi Amoo didn’t make the ultimate record of nominees for the lads’s classes of the CAF Awards 2022.

France-based Simon who performs for FC Nantes and Amoo of Danish facet FC Copenhagen have been the one Nigerians to make the primary record.

The record was launched by the Confederation of African Soccer (CAF) on June 30.

However when the ultimate record got here out on Monday, the 2 gamers weren’t a part of the elite African performers in the previous couple of months who made the highest record.

Earlier, Simon was listed for the Participant of the 12 months award, whereas Amoo was listed for the Younger Participant of the 12 months award.

The CAF Awards 2022 will probably be held in Rabat, Morocco on July 21.

Nevertheless, the ultimate record has reigning CAF African Participant of the 12 months Sadio Mane (Senegal and Bayern Munich), amongst others.

There are additionally former winner Riyad Mahrez (Algeria and Manchester Metropolis) and Mohamed Salah (Egypt and Liverpool).

One of many highly-contested classes is that of the CAF Coach of the 12 months, the place Aliou Cisse, Pitso Mosimane, Carlos Queiroz, Tom Saintfiet and Walid Regragui have made the ultimate reduce.

The Participant of the 12 months and Interclub Participant of the 12 months classes have 10 nominees every.

The Younger Participant of the 12 months, Coach of the 12 months, Nationwide Crew of the 12 months and Membership of the 12 months classes have 5 nominees every.

The winners of every class will probably be determined by a voting panel which can embody CAF Technical Committee members, and chosen media professionals.

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The panel may even have Head Coaches and Captains of Member-Associations and golf equipment concerned on the group stage of the Interclub competitions for the 2021/22 season.

The ladies’s classes last shortlist will probably be introduced in the end.

The nominees for the ladies’s awards have been introduced final week and all of the winners will probably be named on 21 July.

Caf awards 2022 – Some record of nominees

Participant of the 12 months (Males)

§ Riyad Mahrez (Algeria & Manchester Metropolis)

§ Karl Toko Ekambi (Cameroon & Lyon)

§ Vincent Aboubakar (Cameroon & Al Nassr)

§ Mohamed Salah (Egypt & Liverpool)

§ Naby Keita (Guinea & Liverpool)

§ Sebastien Haller (Ivory Coast & Borussia Dortmund)

§ Achraf Hakimi (Morocco & Paris St-Germain)

§ Edouard Mendy (Senegal & Chelsea)

§ Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal & Napoli)

§ Sadio Mane (Senegal & Bayern Munich)

Coach of the 12 months (Males)

§ Carlos Queiroz (Egypt)

§ Pitso Mosimane (Al Ahly)

§ Tom Saintfiet (The Gambia)

§ Walid Regragui (Wydad Athletic Membership)

§ Aliou Cisse (Senegal)

Nationwide Crew of the 12 months

§ Burkina Faso

§ Cameroon

§ Egypt

§ Morocco

§ Senegal