CAF Champions League Awards

Glo-CAF African Player of the Year – How the Coaches Voted

Country D.Drogba M Essien A.Zaki M.Aboutreika E.Adebayor
Mozambique 3 2 1    
Tunisia 1   2   3
South Africa 1 2     3
Seychelles   2 1   3
Egypt 1   2 3  
Cameroon   1   3 2
Sudan     1 3 2
Cote d'Ivoire 3 1     2
Lesotho 1 2     3
Algeria 2 1   3  
Burkina Faso 2 1     3
Swaziland   1   3 2
Namibia   1   3 2
Cape Verde 1     2 3
Libya     3 2 1
Ghana 2 3     1
Chad 3     1 2
Uganda   3 1   2
Zimbabwe 1 2     3
Maroc   1 2 3  
Nigeria     1 2 3
Kenya   2 1 3  
Malawi     3    
Tanzania   1 2   3
Gabon         3
Congo DR 1 2     3
Mali     2 3 1
Congo         3
Djibouti     1 3 2
Angola   2   1 3
Burundi 1 2   3  
Senegal 1     2 3
Eritrea   1   3 2
Togo 1     2 3
Mauritania   1   3 2
Liberia   1 2   3
Botswana   1   2 3
Total 25 36 25 53 74

Rules Of The Caf Best Player Awards

Rules Of The Caf Best Player Awards

17 years of the CAF Awards
CAF Best Player Awards Award of the best player
Prizes and rewards:
A) Best African player :
- A Trophy « Ballon d'Or » and 20.000 USD
- A Trophy « Ballon d'Argent » and 15.000 USD
- A Trophy « Ballon Bronze » and 10.000 USD.
B) Best player playing on the continent :
- A Trophy « Soulier d'Or » and 15.000 USD
- A Trophy « Soulier d'Argent » and 10.000 USD
- U A Trophy « Soulier de Bronze » and 5.000 USD.
Other Trophies:
- Best Female footballer
- Best Coach
- Best club.
C) The decisions of the votes for the nominees are without appeal.
D) A single prize is given to the laureate.
1992 Abedi AYEW PELÉ (Ghana)
1993 Rashidi YEKINI (Nigeria)
1994 Emmanuel AMUNIKE (Nigeria)
1995 George WEAH (Liberia)
1996 Nwankwo KANU (Nigeria)
1997 Victor IKPEBA (Nigeria)
1998 Mustapha HADJI (Morocco)
1999 Nwankwo KANU (Nigeria)
2000 Patrick MBOMA (Cameroon)
2001 El-Hadji DIOUF (Senegal)
2002 El Hadji DIOUF (Senegal)
2003 Samuel ETO'O (Cameroon)
2004 Samuel ETO'O (Cameroon)
2005 Samuel ETO'O (Cameroon)
2006 Didier DROGBA (Ivory coast)
2007 Frederic KANOUTE (Mali)