Cameroon grabs just one Off Track Award in the GLO/CAF Prestigious Football Award

[LIVE] Algerian Riyad Mahrez is 2016 African Player of the Year

The prestigious annual GLO/CAF Award for the year 2016 took place at the Abuja International Conference Center  in Nigeria yesterday Thursday Jan. 5 2017, with Algerian Riyad Mahrez wearing the King-Crown of the African Footballer or the year.

Super Falcons of Nigeria emerged the best Women's National Team of the year, with striker Asisat Oshola being crowned as the Queen of the Women Football Player of the year.

Former Indomitable Lioness Emilienne Mbango, who played a major role in history of the Cameroonian Women football was honoured with the  Legend Award, to give Cameroon the lone glory in the entire event.

Meanwhile  CAF Platinum Award was presented to Nigerian President Buhari

Check out the full list of winners after the cut...

African Player of the Year
Riyad MAHREZ (Algeria & Leicester City) 

African Player of the Year – Based in Africa
Denis ONYANGO (Uganda & Mamelodi Sundowns) 

Women’s player of the Year
Asisat OSHOALA (Nigeria & Arsenal Ladies)

Most Promising Talent
Kelechi IHEANACHO (Nigeria & Manchester City)

Youth Player of the Year
Alex IWOBI (Nigeria and Arsenal)

Coach of the Year
Pitso MOSIMANE (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Club of the Year
Mamelodi Sundowns

National Team of the Year 

Women’s National Team of the Year

Referee of the Year
Bakary Papa GASSAMA (Gambia)    

Football Leader of the Year
Manuel LOPES NASCIMENTO, President of Guinea Bissau Football Federation

Legend Award
Laurent POKOU - Former player of Cote d’Ivoire
Emilienne MBANGO - Former player of Cameroon

Platinum Award
His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

Africa Finest XI
Goalkeeper: Denis ONYANGO (Uganda & Mamelodi Sundowns)
Defenders: Serge AURIER (Cote d’Ivoire & Paris Saint-Germain), Aymen ABDENNOUR (Tunisia & Valencia), Eric BAILLY (Cote d’Ivoire & Manchester United), Joyce LOMALISA (DR Congo & AS Vita)
Midfielders: Khama BILLIAT (Zimbabwe & Mamelodi Sundowns), Rainford KALABA (Zambia & TP Mazembe), Keegan DOLLY (South Africa & Mamelodi Sundowns),
Forwards: Pierre-Emerick AUBAMEYANG (Gabon & Borussia Dortmund), Sadio MANE (Senegal & Liverpool), Riyad MAHREZ (Algeria & Leicester City)

Aymen MATHLOUTHI (Tunisia & Etoile du Sahel), Kalidou KOULIBALY (Senegal & Napoli), Salif COULIBALY (Mali & TP Mazembe), Islam SLIMANI (Algeria & Leicester City), Mohamed Salah (Egypt & Roma), Kelechi IHEANACHO (Nigeria & Manchester City), Alex IWOBI (Nigeria and Arsenal)

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