The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have released the list of nominees for the African Player of the Year Award for 2015. The nominees include the 4 time winner of the Award, Yaya Toure of Manchester City and Ivory Coast and a host of others. Algeria is represented with six players nominated from their National team and this confirms their consistency after winning the National Team of the Year award for last year.
The full list is available below:
The football body also released the list of nominees for the home based player of the year award which is targeted at encouraging players based in Africa.
This year’s award has 24 nominees listed with both Algeria and South Africa having 3 players nominated each.
The full list of nominees for the prestigious award is also displayed below:
The awards ceremony is expected to hold in January next year while the venue has been changed from Lagos to Abuja.