• All nominees for CAF Player of the Year award have equal chance – Adepoju

    All nominees for CAF Player of the Year award have equal chance – Adepoju

    Former international, Mutiu Adepoju, has said that any of the players shortlisted for the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Player of the year award for 2016, have equal chances the title.

    CAF recently shortlisted the Nigeria’s English Premiership trio of Mikel Obi, Ahmed Musa and Kelechi Iheanacho among other African players that include Algeria’s and Leicester City’s Riyad Mahrez among others for the award of best African footballer for 2016.

    Speaking yesterday, Adepoju said there are players who did well in the […]

  • Mahrez, Mikel Obi, Iheanacho make 30-man shortlist for African Player of the Year

    Mahrez, Mikel Obi, Iheanacho make 30-man shortlist for African Player of the Year

    The Confederation of African Football (CAF), have announced 30 players who are up for the African Player of the Year award.

    Four-time winner Yaya Toure, who also made the final three last year is the obvious omission. But Andre Ayew, Islam Slimani, Mohamed Elneny, Victor Wanyama, John Obi Mikel, Kelechi Iheanacho, Ahmed Musa, Yannick Bolasie, Sadio Mane and Wahbi Khazri made the cut.

    The current holder of the award, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is also included and is a strong favourite to win it […]