Harambee Stars nominated for African award


Harambee Stars nominated for African award
Harambee Stars player celebrate one of their goals during their AFCON 2019 qualifier match at Kasarani stadium in Nairobi, Kenya on October 14, 2018. Photo/Stafford Ondego/Sportpicha.

In Summary

  • The national team Harambee Stars have been nominated for the Men's Team of the Year by continental football governing body CAF
  • Stars face competition from Guinea Bissau, Madagascar, Mauritania, Uganda and Zimbabwe who were also included in the six-team category

The national team Harambee Stars have been nominated for the Men’s Team of the Year by continental football governing body CAF.

Stars face competition from Guinea Bissau, Madagascar, Mauritania, Uganda and Zimbabwe who were also included in the six-team category.

In the Women’s National Team of the Year category, last year’s award winners South Africa were included alongside Cameroon, Ghana, Mali and Nigeria.

Thirty-four (34) players and 15 women players have been nominated for the flagship awards; Player of the Year and Women’s Player of the Year based on the performance of the players during the year.

Thirty-four (34) players and 15 women players have been nominated for the flagship awards; Player of the Year and Women’s Player of the Year based on the performance of the players during the year.

The winners for the African Player of the Year and Women’s Player of the Year will be decided by the following:

1. CAF Technical & Development Committee

2. Media Experts, Legends, Coaches of the quarter-finalists of the CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup

3. Coaches and Captains of the national teams of the 54 Member Associations.

Other categories namely Youth Player of the Year, Men’s Coach of the Year, Women’s Coach of the Year, Men’s National Team of the Year and Women’s National Team of the Year will be elected by:

1. CAF Technical & Development Committee

2. Media Experts, Legends, Coaches of the quarter-finalists of the CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup.

The Awards Gala, to honour footballers and officials who distinguished themselves during the year under review, will be held on Tuesday, 8 January 2019 in Dakar, Senegal.

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