27 November 2012

Africa: 2012 CAF Awards Nominees for Other Categories Announced

The Confederation of African Football has released the nominees for the rest of the categories for this year's GLO-CAF Awards scheduled for the 20th of December in Accra, Ghana. A few days after announcing the five (5) shortlisted nominees for the2012 CAF Player of the Year and the three (3) players vying for the 2012 CAF Player of the Year (Based in Africa), CAF brought out the remaining awards contenders.

In the National Team of the Year category, reigning African champions Zambia have been nominated along with the team Chipolopolo beat in 2012 AFCON final, Ivory Coast. 2013 AFCON debutants Cape Verde are also in the running as is Central African Republic.

In the Women's National Team of the Year, recently crowned African Women's Champions, Equatorial Guinea will fight it out with Ghana's U-17 side that finished third in this year's FIFA World Cup and Nigeria's Super Falcons for the honours.

Egypt's Mohamed Salah, Senegalese young striker, Pape Moussa Konate and Kenyan midfielder Victor Wanyama have been nominated for the Most Promising Talent.

CAF will announce the top three nominees each category of the Year and by late December after the voting by CAF relevant Standing Committees, namely the Media, Technical and Football committees.

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