Expectations are high. The stars have arrived and everything is set for Africa’s most prestigious sports award, the Aiteo CAF Footballer of the Year Awards, which will see the continent’s best players rewarded for their efforts in the 2018 season.
Already, the stage has been set for the event, which will also see Africa’s best musicians and other artistes entertaining the audience at the Centre international de conférences Abdou Diouf (CICAD) to the best of African music and dance.
Two renowned media personalities, Isha Sesay and Aboubacry Ba will take the audience through the ceremony featuring the crème de la crème of football stakeholders on the continent. They are here to celebrate key actors who distinguished themselves in their respective fields during the year under review.
Before the awards, Africa’s top football legends, including Senegal’s El-Hadji Diouf and Habib Beye, Mark Fish of South Africa, Nigerian superstars, Austin Okocha and Kanu Nwakwo, as well as Cameroon’s Samuel Eto’o will play a charity match in honour of former Senegal Captain, Jules Bocande, who died six years ago aged 53. Read more