2018 CAF awards full list of winners

Here is the full list of winners at the just concluded 2018 Confederation of African Football awards which held last night in Dakar, Senegal.

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Asisat Oshoala lost to Chrestinah Kgatlana in the women category, while Mohamed Salah won the 2018 CAF African Player of the Year award for the second time in a row, after scoring 44 goals for Liverpool and Egypt in 2018.

The Super Falcons of Nigeria were named the Women’s national team of the year after their exploits at the 2018 AWCON. As we can all recall, the Falcons against all odds defeated Banyana Banyana of South Africa 4-3 on penalties in a spectacular game.

Check out the full list of winners at the 2018 CAF awards below;

  • Player of the Year: Mohamed Salah (Egypt, Liverpool/ENG)
  • Women’s player of the Year: Chrestinah Kgatlana (South Africa)
  • Youth player of the Year: Achraf Hakimi (Morocco)
  • Coach of the Year: Herve Renard (Morocco)
  • Women’s coach of the Year: Desiree Ellis (South Africa)
  • National team of the year: Mauritania
  • Women’s national team of the year: Nigeria
  • Goal of the Year: Chrestinah Kgatlana (South Africa)
  • Africa All Stars: Denis Onyango (Uganda); Serge Aurier (Ivory Coast), Medhi Benatia (Morocco), Eric Bailly (Ivory Coast), Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal); Thomas Partey (Ghana), Naby Keita (Guinea), Riyad Mahrez (Algeria); Sadio Mane (Senegal), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon), Mohmaed Salah (Egypt)

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  1. Congratulations to all the winners. Mo salah deserves the award because he is the best footballer in Africa at the moment

  2. Congratulations to all the winners. But there is no Nigerian in the African All Stars. That is not good at all. Our layers need to sit up.

  3. Atleast we got to win the women national team of the year. Nawa! Nigeria had almost nothing. Anyways, better days ahead

  4. Desiree Ellis the women’s coach of south Africa really deerves this.. She worked her girls hard up to the stage of finals, congrats to you all though

  5. Congratulations to those that were able to come out victorious in this game, these winners I say a big congratulations, may God give you more strength to continue.

  6. They are to be celebrated and this year is going to be better than last year and they’re going to achieve more than they achieved last year I’m so happy for them all

  7. I wonder why wilfred ndidi wasnt included in the africa all star category. He is one of the best defensive midfielder in the world

  8. Wow, that’s lovely
    Congrats to you all, wishing you more carrer success and greater upliftment and achievement.

  9. A big congratulation to both of the winner and to the looser another year is dere for them to achive dere haim and collect the award

  10. So it is only the Nigerian female team that win an award for Nigeria. Congratulations to all the winners anyway, more grace this year and also to Mo Salah, we expect to see more of him this year.

  11. Congratulations to African all star winner
    I’m also glad Mo salah bagged it again. Tho I’m an arsenal fan, I would have want aubameyang to win it lol

  12. Congrats to all the winners,,,, I wish NIGERIAN players were include the winners,, but congrats to the Nigerian women national team

  13. No individual award to a Nigerian player. Well, congratulations to all the winners, especially Nigerian Women National Team

  14. Congrats to the winners especially the super falcons of Nigeria for being awarded the womens national team of the year, we are proud of you. I pray for more success records in 2019. Those that didn’t win should put on more efforts this year.

  15. Congratulations to all those who were awarded.. But on the team of the year award give to Mauritania, I totally don’t go with it at all. . can someone tell me what major impact Mauritania had in Africa last year? What’s their African and world ranking, did they even qualify for the world cup? How many friendly matches did they play, how did they perform in the Afcon qualifiers? This guys were not even up to the super eagles level last year in any way.. Congrat still to them anyways.

  16. Congratulations to everyone that topped their various categories, and wish they fight to retain they status as winners next time.

  17. Congratulations to all the winners, but it pained me that Asisat lost to Chrestinah Kgatlana. Osoala should work harder to get the award this year.

  18. congratulations to y’all winners especially my Super Falcons for defeating South Africa in the finals to win African Cup.

  19. Congratulations to all the Africans country and mostly to my country Nigeria team for making us proud , i know they will do better in the next CAF

  20. Nigerians need to wake up its inly the super falcons that just saved us. Haba no Nigerians here and yet we are the bigger country with more people in football, congrats to the winners.

  21. Congratulations to everyone listed and most especially to my country Nigeria coming out as Women National Team of the Year. Am very proud of you,, you have removed shame in our country thank you.

  22. So we don’t have male players in Nigeria abi. Well… Congrat to Super Falcons. They have always make us proud even when the super eagle are not doing good

  23. And our super falcons team won the women national team of the year . Congratulations to them and to all the winners.It was indeed a great award ceremony

  24. I know for sure Salah was going to be crown African Best. Which year Nigerian men are going to collect it again? Congratulations to our super falcon of Nigeria. Keep it up

  25. Congratulations to all winners. More strength and grace in your careers. To us God help us to work harder to be part of this great history and celebration

  26. All the winner merited the awards giving to them all congrats to you guys that all i have to say more awards winning keep it up and keep doing more for your families and love ones

  27. The CAF Awards have shown that Nigeria football has really really declined and is a big disgrace judging with our accomplishment in the football world.

  28. Congratulations to all the winners. But there is no Nigerian in the African All Stars. That is not good at all. Our layers need to sit up.

  29. Congrats to all the winners and am wishing them more awards this year, am just sad that Alex iwobi was missing among the first 11

  30. Congrats to the winners but AFRICA ALL STARS –NO single Nigerian Player , nawao may God help us this coming nations cup

  31. A big congratulations to all the winners I already know oshoala will lose to the south African player she really tried all the best at least we have one award

  32. Congratulations to all the winners and big congrats to mo sallah he won it back to back n he will still win this season again

  33. This is a crying shame on Nigeria the gaint of Africa and football world power in the continent. What is wrong with Nigeria how arenthe might fallen

  34. Congratulations to all the winners, even if my best female player Oshoala didn’t win the women category. You’re still a winner for me

  35. Congrat to all winners most expecially our women national team as for the men I know they would win noting not after their poor performances last year

  36. Am happy for all the winners on this list, congratulations, you all should work more harder this year again

  37. Congratulations to Mohamed Salah, He deserved the award. He worked so hard last season and he is working so hard again this season again.

  38. Congrats to you all, i really like the Coach of south African women team She deserve it and to my own women Nigerian team am really proud of you.

  39. The super Falcons has always been a blessing to Nigeria, thank you for making the country great and congratulations on all the winners.

  40. Congratulations to all winners especially our female team, they deserve better treatment, because so far they have been fantastic

  41. Congratulation to super falcon for winning the best team of the year and also congrat to all the winners in general

  42. Congratulations to all winner, those who win should not relent and those who did not should strive hard for better days are coming.

  43. congratulation to all the players well they deserve it that i cant lie … but i cant find any Nigeria players we need t work harder

  44. A big win for salah can they just recognise this guy as a world best player he has the ability to complete with messi and ronaldo nah . They pitied luka modic last time but he didn’t deserve to win it.

    Mo Salah this year you go shine. Up Liverpool

  45. Congratulations to all winners, they deserve it. Hope they do better next time even though I just saw Nigeria in one out of all.

  46. Congratulations to all winners, most especially to our Nation, this is amazing to heard and see. Ride on and bet for the next.

  47. Congrats to Salah, he really deserved the award. And the same goes to all the winners, Nigeria only had 1 award sha. Na wa o

  48. Big congratulations to all the winners of the caf award and to those who didn’t win, work harder this year and you surely going to win

  49. Thank God for super Falcons o, Nigeria wldnt have been in the list, they suppose remover the super from super Eagles. And who else but Salah for African player of the year. The guy is good. Congrats to the winners.

  50. Big congratulations to the winner…they deserve it.welldone..this is the result of hard work and determination.

  51. I am just seeing Nigeria on one award which is very bad congrats to all the winners anyways more wins to us next time

  52. MOJAMMED SALLAH my man, congrats on winning it again. And also big congrats to every other winner who has helped in proving Africa to the world in terms of sports.

  53. Wow that’s very good of them
    They really did well
    Congratulations to all the winners..
    This year will be better for you all

  54. Congratulations to all winners of the year and a special congratulations to the super falcons of Nigeria love you ladies

  55. Congratulations to all the award winners, they all merited the award, amazing footballers, coachs and team, well done to all

  56. Congratulations to all the winners, we are hoping to see more players from Nigeria, our falcons did us proud anyways, i wish them more sucess.

  57. Congratulations of all the winners in every categories, it is the award/rewards of their hard-works in the football team..
    more winning and more achievement to them!…. and a special congratulations to the Nigeria Women’s National Team.

  58. Nawa ooo, Nigeria only claim one title, this Buhari change affects a lot of things ooo…hopefully we will get something better this year

  59. Congratulations to all the winners. Mohamed Salah deserves the award because he is the best footballer in Africa at the moment.

  60. This is as a result of hard work. Congratulations to all the winners. Greater works this year. I wish them the best this year.

  61. They all truly deserved the award, I watched all the matches quite well. And the awards are awarded without being bias.

  62. The nigeria super falçons has really made the nation nigeria proud by being the best team in 2018, thank you very much and God bless you our women team.

  63. Mo Salah!! Well deserved…. The handwork achraf hakimi put in all season is paying off, I pray for better things for him… #halaMadrid

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