18 December 2012

Africa: Hayatou Arrives for Glo-CAF Awards Gala

CAF President Issa Hayatou is expected to arrive in Accra on Tuesday evening for the Glo-CAF Awards Gala.

The Awards Night to be graced by the crème de la crème of African football will be held on Thursday, March 20 at the Banquet Hall, State House in Accra.

Hayatou will arrive in the company of some members of the CAF Executive Committee to supervise the ceremony designed to celebrate the success chalked by African football during the year under review.

Whilst in the Ghanaian capital, the CAF President and his team will hold series of meetings ahead of the Awards Gala.

The city has been overwhelmed by some of the biggest names in African football for the ceremony.

The personalities ranging from active footballers, ex-footballers, administrators and coaches from all walks of life are in the land of the four-time African champions to witness and add colour to the coronation of the foremost footballer on the continent.

Ivorian duo Yaya Toure and Didier Drogba, and Cameroonian midfielder Alexander Song are contenders for the flagship CAF Player of the Year 2012 prize.

Accra is playing host to the Awards Gala for an unprecedented fourth time after 2006, 2009 and 2011.

Telecommunication giants, Globacom are the sponsors of the event.

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