Thursday, January 7, 2016

Aubameyang wins CAF Player Of The Year ahead of Yaya Toure and Andre Ayew


Gabonese forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been named as 2015 CAF Player of the Year ahead of Yaya Toure and Ghana’s Andre Ayew.

The award was handed out at the CAF Awards Gala held in Lagos.

He is the first Gabonese to win the award since its inception.

He got 143 votes while Toure and Ayew had 136 and 112 respectively.

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New African Football King: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Ghana’s C.K. Gyamfi was given the African Legend Award for his achievements with the Black Stars as he won the African Nations Cup in 1963, 1965 and 1982.

He passed on in 2015 but his feats were recognised posthumously and his son Edwin was present to take the award for the family.

Edwin Kumi Gyamfi taking the African Legend Award for his late father C.K. Gyamfi

Edwin Kumi Gyamfi taking the African Legend Award for his late father C.K. Gyamfi

Full list of award winners

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang- CAF Player of The Year

Cameroon- Women’s national team of the year

Cote d’Ivoire- Men’s national team of the year

Allez Casa- Fair Pay Award

TP Mazembe- Club of the Year

Etebo Oghenekaro      – Most Promising Player

Victor Oshimen- Best Young Player

Herve Renard- Coach of the Year

Women’s Player of the Year: Gaelle Enganamouit (Cameroon)

Bakary papa Gassama (Gambia) – Ref of the year

C.K. Gyamfi of Ghana and Mbappe Lempe of Cameroon- African Legend

By: Nathan Quao/citifmonline.com/Ghana


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