Caf 2022: Sadio Mane, Asisat Oshoala win African players of the year

Senegal’s Sadio Mane was crowned African Player of the Year at the 2022 CAF Awards held in Rabat, Morocco on Thursday.

Sadio Mane
Sadio Mane

It will be his second after the Senegal and Bayern Munich forward first won the honour in 2019 while he was at Liverpool.

On the night, Super Falcons striker, Asisat Oshoala made history by winning the Best Female Player award for the fifth time.

Asisat Oshoala
Asisat Oshoala

Oshoala has won the award in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2019 and 2022, surpassing her compatriot Perpetua Nkwocha, who has won the awards four times previously.

List of winners…

Player of the Year (Women): Asisat Oshoala (Nigeria & Barcelona)

Player of the Year (Men): Sadio Mane (Senegal & Bayern Munich)

Interclub Player of the Year (Women): Evelyn Badu (Ghana & Sekondi Hasaacas Ladies/Avaldsnes)

Interclub Player of the Year (Men): Mohamed El Shenawy (Egypt & Al Ahly)

Young Player of the Year (Women): Evelyn Badu (Ghana & Sekondi Hasaacas Ladies/Avaldsnes)

Young Player of the Year (Men): Pape Matar Sarr (Senegal & Tottenham Hotspur)

Coach of the Year (Women): Desiree Ellis (South Africa)

Coach of the Year (Men): Aliou Cisse (Senegal)

Club of the Year (Women): Mamelodi Sundowns (South Africa)

Club of the Year (Men): Wydad Athletic Club (Morocco)

National Team of the Year (Men): Senegal

Goal of the Year: Pape Ousmane Sakho (Senegal/ Simba FC)


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