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Sadio Mane, Salah, Mahrez and others make final list of nominees for CAF Player of the Year awards

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, Sadio Mane, Salah, Mahrez and others make final list of nominees for CAF Player of the Year awards, GlitzEmpireThe Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has released a star-studded final list of nominees for the men’s categories of the CAF Awards 2022, with some of the elite performers in the last few months making the top list.

The CAF Awards 2022 would be held in Rabat, Morocco on Thursday, July 21, 2022.

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The list includes reigning CAF African Player of the Year Sadio Mane (Senegal and Bayern Munich), former winner Riyad Mahrez (Algeria and Manchester City), Mohamed Salah (Egypt and Liverpool), amongst others.

One of the highly contested categories is that of the CAF Coach of the Year, where Aliou Cisse, Pitso Mosimane, Carlos Queiroz, Tom Saintfiet and Walid Regragui have made the final cut.

The Player of the Year and Interclub Player of the Year has 10 nominees each, whist the Young Player of the Year, Coach of the Year, National Team of the Year and Club of the Year has five (5) nominees each.

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The winners of each category would be decided by a voting panel made up of CAF Technical Committee, media professionals, Head Coaches & Captains of Member Associations and clubs involved at the group stage of the Interclub competitions for the 2021/22 season.

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According to CAF, the women’s categories final short list will be announced in due course.

Herein the full list

Player of the Year (Men)

Riyad Mahrez (Algeria & Manchester City)

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Karl Toko Ekambi (Cameroon & Olympique Lyonnais)

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Vincent Aboubacar (Cameroon & Al Nassr)

Sebastien Haller (Cote d’Ivoire & Ajax)

Mohamed Salah (Egypt & Liverpool)

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Naby Keita (Guinea & Liverpool)

Achraf Hakimi (Morocco & Paris Saint-Germain)

Edouard Mendy (Senegal & Chelsea)

Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal & Napoli)

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Sadio Mane (Senegal & Bayern Munich)

Interclub Player of the Year (Men)

Tiago Azulao (Petro Atletico)

Karim Konate (ASEC Mimosas)

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Aliou Dieng (Al Ahly)

Ali Maaloul (Al Ahly)

Percy Tau (Al Ahly)

Mohamed Sherif (Al Ahly)

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Mohamed El Shenawy (Al Ahly)

Achraf Dari (Wydad Athletic Club)

Yahya Jabrane (Wydad Athletic Club)

Zouheir El Moutaraji (Wydad Athletic Club)

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Young Player of the Year (Men)

Dango Ouattara (Burkina Faso & Lorient)

Karim Konate (Cote d’Ivoire & ASEC/RB Salzburg)

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Kamaldeen Sulemana (Ghana & Rennes)

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Pape Matar Sarr (Senegal & Metz)

Hannibal Mejbri (Tunisia & Manchester United)

Coach of the Year (Men)

Carlos Queiroz (Egypt)

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Pitso Mosimane (Al Ahly)

Tom Saintfiet (The Gambia)

Walid Regragui (Wydad Athletic Club)

Aliou Cisse (Senegal)

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National Team of the Year

Burkina Faso

Cameroon

Egypt

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Morocco

Senegal

Club of the Year

Petro Atletico (Angola)

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Al Ahly (Egypt)

RS Berkane (Morocco)

Wydad Athletic Club (Morocco)

Orlando Pirates (South Africa)

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Team Ghana arrives in UK for 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham

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, Team Ghana arrives in UK for 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, GlitzEmpireThe first batch of Team Ghana arrived in the United Kingdom (UK) for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

The 2022 Commonwealth Games would begin on Thursday, July 28, and end on Monday, August 8.

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Ghana would be competing in 13 out of 31 sporting disciplines expected to be held at the Games.

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The team was led by Mr. Frederick Acheampong, who is the Treasurer of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) and a member of the Ghana Football Association, as the Chef de Mission (CDM), with Mr. Henry Larbi, founding member of Wheelchair Tennis in Ghana as the deputy CDM.

Ghana would compete in athletics, badminton, boxing, beach volleyball, cycling (road race), field hockey, judo, table tennis, triathlon, para-cycling, weightlifting, and squash.

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The country has competed in 16 editions of the Games since its inception in 1954. Ghana only missed out in the 1986 Games held in Edinburgh.

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Kotoko withdraw from GHALCA’s top six tournament

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, Kotoko withdraw from GHALCA’s top six tournament, GlitzEmpireAsante Kotoko has announced that they will not compete in the Ghana League Club Association (GHALCA) top-six tournament this season.

The tournament was scheduled to be held at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in August, with the top six teams in the 2021/22 Ghana Premier League season expected to battle for the trophy.

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But Kotoko, in a social media post on Thursday, declared their intention of not competing in the tournament, saying that their withdrawal was for sporting reasons.

“We have this afternoon written officially to GHALCA, informing the welfare body of our decision not to partake in this year’s GHALCA Top Six tournament.”

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“Our decision was purely based on sporting reasons,” the social media post read.

Kotoko has been hit with a massive technical setback after their league-winning coach, Dr. Prosper Ogum Nartey, resigned from his position as head coach.

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