Saturday, October 6, 2012

Who Emerges CAF African Footballer of the Year? (Here are the 34 Nominees)

 A list of nominees for CAF African Footballer of the Year 2012 has been made public. According to the release, some 34 players will compete for the CAF Football of the year. The list contains two Cameroonians namely; Alex Song of Barcelona and Nicola Nkoulou who plays for Marseille in France. Out of the 34 players, only two players playing in the African Continent have been nominated. They are Youssef Msakni – Esperance (Tunisia) and Stoppila Sunzu – TP Mazembe (DR Congo). The rest are in Europe, America and Asia. (Full list)
1.Abdelaziz Barrada – Getafe (Spain) and Morocco
2.Adel Taarabt – Queens Park Rangers (England) and Morocco
3.Alain Sibiri Traore – Lorient (France) and Burkina Faso
4.Alexander Song – Barcelona (Spain) and Cameroon
5.Andre ‘Dede’ Ayew – Marseille (France) and Ghana
6.Arouna Kone – Wigan (England) and Ivory Coast
7.Aymen Abdennour – Toulouse (France) and Tunisia
8.Bakaye Traore – AC Milan (Italy) and Mali
9.Cheick Tiote – Newcastle United (England) and Ivory Coast
10.Christopher Katongo – Henan Construction (China) and Zambia
11.Demba Ba – Newcastle United (England) and Senegal
12.Didier Drogba – Shanghai Shenhua (China) and Ivory Coast
13.Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu – Udinese (Italy) and Ghana
14.Emmanuel Mayuka – Southampton (England) and Zambia
15.Foxi Kethevoama – FC Astana (Kazakhstan) and Central African Republic
16.Gervinho – Arsenal (England) and Ivory Coast
17.Hilaire Momi – Le Mans (France) and Central African Republic
18.John Obi Mikel – Chelsea (England) and Nigeria
19.John Utaka – Montpellier (France) and Nigeria
20.Kwadwo Asamoah – Juventus (Italy) and Ghana
21.Moussa Sow – Fenerbahce (Turkey) and Senegal
22.Nicolas N’koulou – Marseille (France) and Cameroon
23.Papiss Demba Cisse – Newcastle United (England) and Senegal
24.Pape Moussa Konate – FC Krasnodar (Russia) and Senegal
25.Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – St Etienne (France) and Gabon
26.Rainford Kalaba – TP Mazembe (DR Congo) and Zambia
27.Seydou Doumbia – CSKA Moscow (Russia) and Ivory Coast
28.Seydou Keita – Dalian Aerbin (China) and Mali
29.Sofiane Feghouli – Valencia (Spain) and Algeria
30.Stoppila Sunzu – TP Mazembe (DR Congo) and Zambia
31.Victor Moses – Chelsea (England) and Nigeria
32.Yaya Toure – Manchester City (England) and Ivory Coast
33.Younes Belhanda – Montpellier (France) and Morocc

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