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African Footballer of the Year

The African Footballer of the Year award, presented to the best Confederation of African Football since 1992.

Year Place Player Nationality Club Points
1994 1st George Weah Liberia Paris Saint-Germain 148
2nd Emmanuel Amuneke Nigeria Sporting CP / El Zamalek 133
3rd Daniel Amokachi Nigeria Everton / Club Brugge 99
1993 1st Abedi Pelé Ghana Olympique Marseille 119
2nd Anthony Yeboah Ghana Eintracht Frankfurt 117
3rd Rashidi Yekini Nigeria Vitória Setubal 104
1992 1st Abedi Pelé Ghana Olympique Marseille 198
2nd George Weah Liberia Paris Saint-Germain / AS Monaco 161
3rd Anthony Yeboah Ghana Eintracht Frankfurt 64
1991 1st Abedi Pelé Ghana Olympique Marseille 152
2nd George Weah Liberia AS Monaco 106
3rd Francois Oman-Biyik Cameroon AS Cannes 52
1990 1st Roger Milla Cameroon Saint-Pierroise 209
2nd Tahar Cherif El-Ouazani Algeria MC Oran / Aydınspor 64
3rd Rabah Madjer Algeria FC Porto 60
= Francois Oman-Biyik Cameroon Stade Laval (?) 60
1989 1st George Weah Liberia AS Monaco 133
2nd Joseph-Antoine Bell Cameroon Girondins Bordeaux / Toulon 105
3rd Kalusha Bwalya Zambia PSV Eindhoven 49
1988 1st Kalusha Bwalya Zambia Cercle Brugge 111
2nd Roger Milla Cameroon Montpellier 68
3rd Youssouf Fofana Côte d'Ivoire AS Monaco 40
1987 1st Rabah Madjer Algeria FC Porto 130
2nd Youssouf Fofana Côte d'Ivoire AS Monaco 63
3rd Francois Oman-Biyik Cameroon Stade Laval 52
1986 1st Badou Zaki Morocco RCD Mallorca 125
2nd Aziz Bouderbala Morocco FC Sion 88
3rd Roger Milla Cameroon Montpellier / AS Saint-Étienne 80
1985 1st Mohammed Timoumi Morocco FAR Rabat 113
2nd Rabah Madjer Algeria FC Porto 45
3rd Djamel Menad Algeria JS Kabylie 39
= Ibrahim Youssef Egypt El Zamalek 39
1984 1st Théophile Abega Cameroon Toulouse 124
2nd Joseph-Antoine Bell Cameroon El Mokawloon SC 65
= Ibrahim Youssef Egypt El Zamalek 65
1983 1st Mahmoud Al-Khatib Egypt El Ahly 98
2nd Opoku Nti Ghana Asante Kotoko 89
3rd Rafiou Moutairou Togo OC Agaza Lome 19
1982 1st Thomas N'kono Cameroon Espanyol Barcelona 83
2nd Salah Assad Algeria Mulhouse 54
3rd Lakhdar Belloumi Algeria GC Mascara 36
1981 1st Lakhdar Belloumi Algeria GC Mascara 78
2nd Thomas N'kono Cameroon Canon Yaoundé 54
3rd Ali Fergani Algeria Montpellier / JS Kabylie 26
1980 1st Jean Manga-Onguene Cameroon Canon Yaoundé 64
2nd Segun Odegbami Nigeria Shooting Stars 41
3rd Théophile Abega Cameroon Canon Yaoundé 18
1979 1st Thomas Nkono  Cameroon Canon Yaoundé 55
2nd Adolf Armah Ghana Hearts of Oak 23
3rd Kerfalla Bangoura Guinea Horoya Conakry 15
1978 1st Karim Abdul Razak  Ghana Asante Kotoko 58
2nd Ali Bencheikh Algeria MC Alger 33
3rd Thomas N'kono Cameroon Canon Yaoundé 29
1977 1st Tarak Dhiab  Tunisia Espérance Tunis 45
2nd Papa Camara Guinea Hafia Conakry 33
3rd Segun Odegbami Nigeria Shooting Stars 29
1976 1st Roger Milla  Cameroon Tonnerre Yaoundé 33
2nd Papa Camara Guinea Hafia Conakry 32
3rd Ali Bencheikh Algeria MC Alger 27
1975 1st Ahmed Faras  Morocco Chabab Mohammédia 28
2nd Roger Milla Cameroon Tonnerre Yaoundé 24
= N'Jolea Guinea Hafia Conakry 24
1974 1st Paul Moukila Republic of the Congo CARA Brazzaville 57
2nd Lobilo Boba * DR Congo * Vita Club 32
3rd Hassan Shehata Egypt El Zamalek 28
1973 1st Tshimen Bwanga * DR Congo * TP Mazembe 49
2nd Mwamba Kazadi * DR Congo * TP Mazembe 44
3rd Laurent Pokou Côte d'Ivoire ASEC Abidjan 41
1972 1st Cherif Souleymane  Guinea Hafia Conakry 21
2nd Tshimen Bwanga * DR Congo * TP Mazembe 16
3rd Petit Sory Guinea Hafia Conakry 14
1971 1st Ibrahim Sunday  Ghana Asante Kotoko 29
2nd Robert Mensah Ghana Asante Kotoko 15
3rd François Ndoumbé Cameroon Canon Yaoundé 13
1970 1st Salif Keïta  Mali AS Saint-Étienne 54
2nd Laurent Pokou Côte d'Ivoire ASEC Abidjan 28
= Ali Abugreisha Egypt Ismaily SC 28

* Known as Zaire from 1971 until 1997
Known as People's Republic of the Congo from 1970 until 1992

Wins by player

Player First place Second place Third place
1 Samuel Eto'o 4 2 2
2 George Weah 3 4 0
3 Abedi Pelé 3 0 0
4 Yaya Touré 3 0 0
5 Didier Drogba 2 4 3
6 Roger Milla 2 2 1
7 Thomas N'kono 2 1 1
8 Nwankwo Kanu 2 0 0
8 El Hadji Diouf 2 0 0
10 Rashidi Yekini 1 1 1
10 Rabah Madjer 1 1 1
12 Emmanuel Amuneke 1 1 0
12 * Tshimen Bwanga 1 1 0
14 Kalusha Bwalya 1 0 1
14 Lakhdar Belloumi 1 0 1
14 Théophile Abega 1 0 1
17 Emmanuel Adebayor 1 0 0
17 Frédéric Kanouté 1 0 0
17 Patrick Mboma 1 0 0
17 Mustapha Hadji 1 0 0
17 Victor Ikpeba 1 0 0
17 Badou Zaki 1 0 0
17 Mohammed Timoumi 1 0 0
17 Mahmoud Al-Khatib 1 0 0
17 Ahmed Faras 1 0 0
17 Jean Manga-Onguene 1 0 0
17 Karim Abdul Razak 1 0 0
17 Tarak Dhiab 1 0 0
17 Paul Moukila 1 0 0
17 Cherif Souleymane 1 0 0
17 Ibrahim Sunday 1 0 0
17 Salif Keïta 1 0 0

* Known as Zaire from 1971 until 1997
Known as People's Republic of the Congo from 1970 until 1992

Wins by club

Club First place Second place Third place
1 Olympique Marseille 4 1 3
2 RCD Mallorca 3 1 2
3 Manchester City 3 0 0
4 FC Chelsea 2 5 6
5 AS Monaco 2 4 1
6 FC Barcelona 2 3 1
7 Paris Saint-Germain 2 3 0
8 Asante Kotoko 2 2 0
9 Canon Yaoundé 2 1 3
10 Inter Milan 2 1 1
11 RC Lens 2 1 0
12 Arsenal London 2 0 1
13 Hafia Conakry 1 3 1
14 El Zamalek 1 2 2
15 * TP Mazembe 1 2 0
16 FC Porto 1 1 1
16 Vitória Setubal 1 1 1
18 Tonnerre Yaoundé 1 1 0
18 El Ahly 1 1 0
18 Sporting CP 1 1 0
18 AC Milan 1 1 0
22 Ajax Amsterdam 1 0 2
23 GC Mascara 1 0 1
24 AS Saint-Étienne 1 0 0
24 CARA Brazzaville 1 0 0
24 Chabab Mohammédia 1 0 0
24 Espérance Tunis 1 0 0
24 Espanyol Barcelona 1 0 0
24 Toulouse 1 0 0
24 FAR Rabat 1 0 0
24 Cercle Brugge 1 0 0
24 Saint-Pierroise 1 0 0
24 FC Parma 1 0 0
24 Deportivo La Coruña 1 0 0
24 Cagliari Calcio 1 0 0
24 FC Liverpool 1 0 0
24 FC Sevilla 1 0 0
38 Bayern Munich 0 2 0
39 Montpellier 0 1 2
40 ASEC Abidjan 0 1 1
40 MC Alger 0 1 1
40 Shooting Stars 0 1 1
40 Eintracht Frankfurt 0 1 1
40 Bolton Wanderers 0 1 1
45 Ismaily SC 0 1 0
45 * Vita Club 0 1 0
45 Hearts of Oak 0 1 0
45 Mulhouse 0 1 0
45 El Mokawloon SC 0 1 0
45 FC Nantes 0 1 0
45 Fenerbahçe 0 1 0
45 FC Sion 0 1 0
45 Girondins Bordeaux 0 1 0
45 Toulon 0 1 0
45 MC Oran 0 1 0
45 Aydınspor 0 1 0
45 Olympiacos Piraeus 0 1 0
45 Stade Rennes 0 1 0
45 FC Sunderland 0 1 0
45 Shanghai Shenhua 0 1 0
61 JS Kabylie 0 0 2
61 Stade Laval 0 0 2
61 FC Everton 0 0 2
64 Horoya Conakry 0 0 1
64 OC Agaza Lome 0 0 1
64 AS Saint-Étienne 0 0 1
64 PSV Eindhoven 0 0 1
64 AS Cannes 0 0 1
64 Club Brugge 0 0 1
64 Beşiktaş 0 0 1
64 AJ Auxerre 0 0 1
64 Guingamp 0 0 1
64 Olympique Lyon 0 0 1
64 Galatasaray 0 0 1

* Known as Zaire from 1971 until 1997
Known as People's Republic of the Congo from 1970 until 1992

Wins by country

Country First place Second place Third place
1 Cameroon 11 8 11
2 Côte d'Ivoire 7 6 7
3 Ghana 6 7 7
4 Nigeria 5 6 7
5 Morocco 4 1 0
6 Liberia 3 4 0
7 Algeria 2 4 5
8 Mali 2 2 0
9 Senegal 2 1 0
10 Guinea 1 3 2
11 * DR Congo 1 3 0
12 Egypt 1 2 4
13 Ghana 1 1 0
14 Zambia 1 0 1
14 Togo 1 0 1
16 Tunisia 1 0 0
16 Republic of the Congo 1 0 0
18 Chad 0 1 0

* Known as Zaire from 1971 until 1997
Known as People's Republic of the Congo from 1970 until 1992

See also

References

  1. ^ "African Player of the Year 1993". Rsssf.com. 2001-01-05. Retrieved 2014-01-09. 
  2. ^ "African Player of the Year 1994". Rsssf.com. 2001-01-05. Retrieved 2014-01-09. 
  3. ^ "African Player of the Year".  
  4. ^ "African Player of the Year".  
  5. ^ Kanoute named Africa's best
  6. ^ Furious Drogba Slams CAF Over Kanoute Award And Pulls Out
  7. ^ "Toure rules Africa again".  
  8. ^ [1]
  9. ^ (BBC)
The award by
Roger Milla, two time winner of the award given by France Football.

Winners – France Football award (1970–1994)

Year Place Player Nationality Club Points
2013 1st Yaya Touré[8] Côte d'Ivoire Manchester City 373
2nd John Obi Mikel Nigeria Chelsea 265
3rd Didier Drogba Côte d'Ivoire Galatasaray 236
2012 1st Yaya Touré[9] Côte d'Ivoire Manchester City
2nd Didier Drogba Côte d'Ivoire Chelsea / Shanghai Shenhua
3rd Alex Song Cameroon Arsenal / FC Barcelona
2011 1st Yaya Touré Côte d'Ivoire Manchester City
2nd Seydou Keita Mali FC Barcelona
3rd André Ayew Ghana Olympique Marseille
2010 1st Samuel Eto'o Cameroon Inter Milan
2nd Asamoah Gyan Ghana Sunderland / Stade Rennes
3rd Didier Drogba Côte d'Ivoire Chelsea
2009 1st Didier Drogba Côte d'Ivoire Chelsea 92
2nd Samuel Eto'o Cameroon FC Barcelona / Inter Milan 69
3rd Michael Essien Ghana Chelsea 43
2008 1st Emmanuel Adebayor Togo Arsenal 74
2nd Mohamed Aboutrika Egypt El Ahly 53
3rd Michael Essien Ghana Chelsea 36
2007 1st Frédéric Kanouté Mali Sevilla FC
2nd Michael Essien Ghana Chelsea
3rd Didier Drogba Côte d'Ivoire Chelsea
2006 1st Didier Drogba Côte d'Ivoire Chelsea 79
2nd Samuel Eto'o Cameroon FC Barcelona 76
3rd Michael Essien Ghana Chelsea 36
2005 1st Samuel Eto'o Cameroon FC Barcelona 108
2nd Didier Drogba Côte d'Ivoire Chelsea 106
3rd Michael Essien Ghana Chelsea / Olympique Lyon 50
2004 1st Samuel Eto'o Cameroon FC Barcelona / RCD Mallorca 116
2nd Didier Drogba Côte d'Ivoire Chelsea / Olympique Marseille 90
3rd Jay-Jay Okocha Nigeria Bolton Wanderers 68
2003 1st Samuel Eto'o Cameroon RCD Mallorca ?
2nd Didier Drogba Côte d'Ivoire Olympique Marseille / Guingamp ?
3rd Jay-Jay Okocha Nigeria Bolton Wanderers ?
2002 1st El Hadji Diouf Senegal Liverpool / RC Lens 93
2nd Papa Bouba Diop Senegal RC Lens 46
3rd Mido Egypt Ajax 42
2001 1st El Hadji Diouf Senegal RC Lens 93
2nd Samuel Kuffour Ghana Bayern Munich 66
3rd Samuel Eto'o Cameroon RCD Mallorca 34
2000 1st Patrick Mboma Cameroon Parma / Cagliari Calcio 123
2nd Lauren Etame Mayer Cameroon RCD Mallorca 36
3rd Samuel Eto'o Cameroon RCD Mallorca 29
1999 1st Nwankwo Kanu Nigeria Arsenal 46
2nd Samuel Kuffour Ghana Bayern Munich 44
3rd Ibrahima Bakayoko Côte d'Ivoire Olympique Marseille 42
1998 1st Mustapha Hadji Morocco Deportivo La Coruña 76
2nd Jay-Jay Okocha Nigeria Paris Saint-Germain / Fenerbahçe 74
3rd Sunday Oliseh Nigeria Ajax 58
1997 1st Victor Ikpeba Nigeria AS Monaco 56
2nd Japhet N'Doram Chad AS Monaco / FC Nantes 40
3rd Taribo West Nigeria Inter Milan / AJ Auxerre 35
1996 1st Nwankwo Kanu Nigeria Ajax / Inter Milan ?
2nd George Weah Liberia AC Milan ?
3rd Daniel Amokachi Nigeria Beşiktaş / Everton ?
1995 1st George Weah Liberia AC Milan / Paris Saint-Germain ?
2nd
3rd
1994 1st Emmanuel Amuneke Nigeria Sporting CP / El Zamalek 48
2nd George Weah Liberia Paris Saint-Germain 44
= Rashidi Yekini NGR Olympiacos Piraeus / Vitória Setubal 44
1993 1st Rashidi Yekini Nigeria Vitória Setubal ?
2nd
3rd
1992 1st Abedi Pelé Ghana Olympique Marseille ?
2nd
3rd

Winners – CAF award (1992–present)

Rank Player Nationality Club Points
1st Yaya Touré Côte d'Ivoire Manchester City 373
2nd John Obi Mikel Nigeria Chelsea 265
3rd Didier Drogba Côte d'Ivoire Galatasaray 236

On 5 December 2013, the CAF announced its reduced shortlist of ten nominees for the 2013 Player of the Year award. The head coaches of the national football associations affiliated to CAF then voted to decide the eventual winners of the two categories. The winners were announced at the Glo-Caf Awards Gala on 9 January in Lagos, Nigeria. The final result is as follows:[7]

Nominees - CAF Award 2013

Contents

  • Nominees - CAF Award 2013 1
  • Winners – CAF award (1992–present) 2
  • Winners – France Football award (1970–1994) 3
  • Wins by player 4
  • Wins by club 5
  • Wins by country 6
  • See also 7
  • References 8

On 2 February 2008, Sevilla FC's Frédéric Kanouté was named the 2007 African Footballer of the Year. Kanouté is the first European-born player to win the award (Kanouté plays for his father's native country of Mali).[5][6]

[4] - also awarded by the magazine, had been opened to all players in the European leagues.Ballon d'Or European discontinued the election from 1995 after the France Football [3], as well as two awards given to Abedi Pelé in 1992.Emmanuel Amuneke and Rashidi Yekini by the magazine although the CAF sponsored awards for those years were won respectively by [2] and 1994[1]

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