The 2018 CAF Awards ceremony held at the Abdou Diouf International Conference Center in the Senegalese capital of Dakar.
The awards’ night is the recognition of the best African players, clubs and national teams for the year 2018.
African Men’s Player of the Year
African Women’s Player of the Year
Chrestinah Thembi Kgatlana
Africa’s best XI of the Year
Voted by players themselves, here they are;
African Youth Player of the Year
Achraf Hakimi of Morocco
Men’s Coach of the Year
Hervé Renard of Morocco
African Women’s Coach of the Year
Desiree Ellis is African Women’s Coach of the Year 2018 after leading the Bafana Bafana of South Africa to the final of the 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON)
Men’s Team of the Year
Mauritania after qualifying for their first ever Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
Women’s Team of the Year
Nigeria’s Super Falcons
To kick off the awards, CAF honoured some African football legends like Kanu Nwankwo (Nigeria), Goerge Weah (Liberia), Emmanuel Amuneke (Nigeria), Frédéric Kanouté (Mali), Samuel Eto’o (Cameroon), Patrick M’Boma (Cameroon), Didier Drogba (Ivory Coast) Rashidi Yekini (Nigeria-repped by his daughter), Mo Salah (Egypt) and El Hadji Diouf (Senegal).