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FAZ congratulates Zambian CAF Awards nominees

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Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Andrew Kamanga has congratulated the Zambia U-20 national team, national team striker Patson Daka and Zambian referee Janny Sikazwe for being shortlisted for the 2017 CAF Awards.

The Zambia U-20 National team has been shortlisted for the National Team of the Year award, while 19-year-old Daka has been shortlisted for the Young Player of the Year award. Referee Sikazwe has been shortlisted for the Referee of the Year Award.

“On behalf of the FAZ executive and the rest of the football family, I would like to convey our great pleasure on your selection for the 2017 CAF Awards,” Kamanga said in a statement yesterday.

“It is a great honour for Zambia to see our ambassadors competing among the best on the African continent. The selection of our envoys on the various categories of the 2017 CAF Awards epitomizes the rise of our game in the last year.

“Your selection for the various CAF Awards doesn’t surprise us at all.it is proof enough of the level of success you have attained in a calendar year.

“FAZ is further invigorated by the bar you have set for the current and future ambassadors of the Zambian game.

“I would like to wish you the very best of luck.”

The winners of the awards will be decided by votes from the members of the CAF Technical & Development Committee, CAF Media Experts Panel and Independent Media and TV Consultants.

However, only members of the CAF Referees’ Committee will elect the Referee of the Year.

The Awards Gala will take place on Thursday, 4 January 2018 in Accra, Ghana.

 

WOMEN’S PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Asisat Oshoala (Nigeria & Dalian Quanjian)

Chrestina Kgatlana (South Africa & UWC Ladies)

Gabrielle Aboudi Onguene(Cameroon & Rossyanka)

Rutendo Makore (Zimbabwe & Black Rhinos)

Tabitha Chawinga (Malawi & Kvarnsvedens)

 

WOMEN’S NATIONAL TEAM OF THE YEAR

Ghana U-20

Kenya

Nigeria U-20

South Africa

Zimbabwe

 

COACH OF THE YEAR

Gernot Rohr (Nigeria)

Hector Cuper (Egypt)

Hugo Broos (Cameroon)

L’Hussein Amoutta (Wydad Athletic Club)

Mihayo Kazembe (TP Mazembe)

 

NATIONAL TEAM OF THE YEAR

Cameroon

Egypt

Mali U-17

Nigeria

Zambia U-20

 

CLUB OF THE YEAR

Al Ahly

Mbabane Swallows

SuperSport United

TP Mazembe

Wydad Athletic Club

 

YOUTH PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Eric Ayiah (Ghana & Charity Stars)

Krepin Diatta (Senegal &Sarpsborg)

Luther Singh (South Africa & Braga)

Patson Daka (Zambia & Liefering)

Salam Giddou (Mali & Guidars)

 

REFEREE OF THE YEAR

Bamlak Tessema (Ethiopia)

Ghead Grisha (Egypt)

Janny Sikazwe (Zambia)

Malang Diedhiou (Senegal)

Mehdi Abid Charef (Algeria)

Papa Bakary Gassama (Gambia)

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