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The Warri Wolves midfielder is the only Nigeria to be shortlisted by the Confederation of Africa Football for the best Africa-based player award

Nigeria midfielder Sunday Mba has made the list for the Confederation of African Football African Player of the Year for players based on the continent.

The Enugu  Rangers player who scored the winner for Nigeria against Burkina Faso in the final of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa in February is the only Super Eagles player to be given a look in by the continent’s football ruling body.

Orlando Pirates, Al Ahly and TP Mazembe account for three players on the list that also includes players from Coton Sport, Stade Malien and CS Sfaxien.

The winners will be announced at the Glo-CAF Awards Gala scheduled for Thursday, January 9, 2014 in Lagos, Nigeria. 

 African Player of the Year – Based in Africa

 

Name

Country

Club

 

Adane Girma

Ethiopia

St George

 

Ahmed Fathi

Egypt

Al Ahly

 

Alexis Yougouda Kada

Cameroon

Coton Sport

 

Ali Machani

Tunisia

CAB

 

Bapidi Fils Jean Jules

Cameroon

Coton Sport

 

Daine Marcelle-Klate

South Africa

Orlando Pirates

 

Fakhreddine Ben Youssef

Tunisia

CSS

 

Getaneh Kebede

Ethiopia

Bidvest Wits

 

Idrissa Kouyate

Cote d’Ivoire

CS Sfaxien

 

Iheb Msakni

Tunisia

Esperance

 

Luyanda Lennox Bacela

South Africa

Orlando Pirates

 

Mbwana  Samatta

Tanzania

TP Mazembe

 

Moez Ben Cherifia

Tunisia

EST

 

Mohamed Aboutrika

Egypt

Ahly

 

Rainford Kalaba

Zambia

TP Mazembe

 

Senzo Meyiwa

South Africa

Orlando Pirates

 

Soumbeila Diakite

Mali

Stade Malien

 

Sunday Mba

Nigeria

Warri Wolves

 

Tresor Mputu

DR Congo

TP Mazembe

 

Waleed Soliman

Egypt

Al Ahly

 

Yannick N’djeng

Cameroon

EST

                                                                                       

 

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