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GLO CAF awards 2016: Nigeria dominate, Algeria's Mahrez, Uganda's Onyango claim top prizes

Ahram Online , Friday 6 Jan 2017
GLO CAF awards 2016 ceremony in Abuja, Nigeria
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African player of the Year:

1-Riyad Mahrez (Algeria, Leicester City), 361 pts
2-Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon, Dortmund), 313 pts
3-Sadio Mane (Senegal, Liverpool), 186 pts

African player of the year (based in Africa):

1-Denis Onyango (Uganda, Sundowns) 252 pts
2-Khama Billiat (Zimbabwe, Sundowns), 228 pts
3-Rainford Kalaba (Zambia, TP Mazembe), 206 pts.

Young player of the year: Alex Iwobi (Nigeria, Arsena)

Referee of the year: Bakary Gassama (Gambia)

Women player of the year: Asisat Oshoala (Nigeria, Arsenal)

National team of the year: Uganda

Coach of the year: Pitso Mosimane (Sundowns, South Africa)

Most promising talent: Kelechi Iheanacho (Nigeria & Manchester City)

Club of the Year: Mamelodi Sundowns (South Africa)

Women National team of the Year: Nigeria.

Africa best XI:
Denis Onyango (Uganda) - Serge Aurier (Ivory Coast), Aymen Abdennour (Tunisia), Eric Bailly (Ivory Coast), Joyce Lomalisa (DR Congo) - Rainford Kalaba (Zambia), Khama Billiat (Zimbabwe), Keegan Dolly (South Africa) -  Riyad Mahrez (Algeria), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon), Sadio Mane (Senegal)
Subs: Aymen Mathlouti (Tunisia), Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal), Salif Coulibaly (Mali), Islam Slimani (Algeria), Mohamed Salah (Egypt), Kelechi Iheanacho (Nigeria), Alex Iwobi (Nigeria).
Football leader of the year: Manuel Lopes Nascimento, president of Guinea Bissau football federation 
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