Thomas Partey omitted from CAF’S 10-man shortlist

Thomas Partey has failed to make the cut for the 10-man shortlist for the 2018 CAF African Footballer of the Year.

Thomas Partey

Partey was one of the 23 players from the African continent who were recognized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for their performances on the field for the year 2018.

However, he has been left out from nominees when the list was trimmed down to 10 by the CAF Technical & Development Committee following a vote.


Meanwhile in the women’s category Black Queens duo Elizabeth Addo and Priscilla Boakye and Black Maidens sensation Mukarama Abdulai were among the 10 shortlisted players for the African Women’s Footballer ofthe Year.

African Player of the Year

Alex Iwobi (Nigeria & Arsenal)

Andre Onana (Cameroon & Ajax)Anis Badri (Tunisia & Esperance)Denis Onyango (Uganda & Mamelodi Sundowns)Mehdi Benatia (Morocco & Juventus)Mohamed Salah (Egypt & Liverpool)Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon & Arsenal)Riyad Mahrez (Algeria & Manchester City)Sadio Mane (Senegal & Liverpool)Walid Soliman (Egypt & Ahly)Women’s Player of the YearAbdulai Mukarama (Ghana & Northern Ladies)Asisat Oshoala (Nigeria & Dilian Quanjian)Bassira Toure (Mali & AS Mande)Chrestinah Thembi Kgatlana (South Africa & Houston Dash)Elizabeth Addo (Ghana & Seattle Reign)Francisca Ordega (Nigeria & Washington Spirit)Gabrielle Aboudi Onguene (Cameroon & CSKA Moskow)Janine Van Wyk (South Africa & Houston Dash)Onome Ebi (Nigeria & Hekan Huisanhang)Raissa Feudjio (Cameroon & Aland United)Tabitha Chawinga (Malawi & Jiangsu Suning)Youth Player of the YearAchraf Hakimi (Morocco & Borussia Dortmunmd)Franck Kessie (Cote d’Ivoire & AC Milan)Wilfred Ndidi (Nigeria & Leicester City)Men’s Coach of the YearAliou Cisse (Senegal)Herve Renard (Morocco)Moine Chaabani (Esperance)Women’s Coach of the Year


Desiree Ellis (South Africa)Joseph Brian Ndoko (Cameroon)Thomas Dennerby (Nigeria)Men’s National Team of the Year

MadagascarMauritaniaUgandaWomen’s National Team of the Year

CameroonNigeriaSouth Africa


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