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CAF host successful 2019 Awards

Botswana Football Association congratulate the Confederation of African Football on hosting a successful CAF 2019 Awards. And congratulations to all the winners:

African Player of the Year
Sadio Mane (Senegal & Liverpool)

African Interclubs Player of the Year
Youcef Belaïli (Algeria & Esperance / Ahli Jeddah)

African Youth Player of the Year
Achraf Hakimi (Morocco & Borussia Dortmund)

African Men’s Coach of the Year
Djamel Belmadi (Algeria – Algeria)

African Men’s National Team of the Year

African Women’s Player of the Year
Asisat Oshoala (Nigeria & Barcelona)

African Women’s Coach of the Year
Desiree Ellis (South Africa)

African Women’s National Team of the Year

Best FA Award

Goal of the Year
Riyad Mahrez (vs Nigeria at AFCON 2019)

African Club President of the Year award
Moise Katumbi (TP Mazembe)

Special Award
Kodjovi Obilale, a former Togo goalkeeper who was injured in a terrorist attack on the team’s bus in 2010.

Africa Best XI:
Andre Onana, Achraf Hakimi, Kalidou Koulibaly, Joel Matip, Serge Aurier, Riyad Mahrez, Idrissa Gana Gueye, Hakim Ziyech, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang


U17 & U20 Women Teams to face Lesotho

Botswana National Under-17 and Under-20 teams are set to face their Lesotho counterparts this coming weekend. The two countries will use the practice matches as preparation for their upcoming FIFA world cup Qualifier games.

The Under 17 teams will play two games against each other and a single game against the under 20 teams.

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