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Enyeama, Musa among African player of the year awards nominees

12 October 2015, 14:18Israel Ojoko

Johannesburg – Goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama and forward Ahmed Musa are both among nominees for the 2015 African Footballer of the Year and Africa-based Footballer of the Year awards.

African Footballer of the Year (37 nominees)

Algeria: Baghdad Bounedjah (Etoile Sahel/TUN), Yacine Brahimi (Porto/POR), Sofiane Feghouli (Valencia/ESP), Faouzi Ghoulam (Napoli/ITA), Riyad Mahrez (Leicester City/ENG), El-Arbi Hillel Soudani (Dinamo Zagreb/CRO)

Benin: Rudy Gestede (Aston Villa/ENG)

Cape Verde: Heldon Ramos (Rio Ave/POR)

Congo Brazzaville: Thievy Bifouma (Granada/ESP), Ferebory Dore (Angers/FRA)

Cameroon: Vincent Aboubakar (Porto/POR), Stephane Mbia (Trabzonspor/TUR), Nicolas Nkoulou (Marseille/FRA)

Democratic Republic of Congo: Yannick Bolasie (Crystal Palace/ENG), Robert Kidiaba (TP Mazembe), Dieumerci Mbokani (Norwich City/ENG)

Egypt: Bassem Morsy (Zamalek), Mohamed Salah (Roma/ITA)

Equatorial Guinea: Javier Balboa (Al Faisaly/KSA)

Also read: Eagles captain Ahmed Musa not concerned about Egypt

Gabon: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund/GER)

Ghana: Christian Atsu (Bournemouth/ENG), Andre Ayew (Swansea City/ENG)

Guinea: Ibrahima Traore (Borussia Moenchengladbach/GER)

Ivory Coast: Serge Aurier (Paris Saint-Germain/FRA), Gervinho (Roma/ITA), Max Alain Gradel (Bournemouth/ENG), Yaya Toure (Manchester City/ENG, title-holder)

Kenya: Vincent Wanyama (Southampton/ENG)

Nigeria: Vincent Enyeama (Lille/FRA), Ahmed Musa (CSKA Moscow/RUS)

Mali: Seydou Keita (Roma/ITA)

Morocco: Mehdi Benatia (Bayern Munich/GER)

Senegal: Mame Biram Diouf (Stoke City/ENG), Sadio Mane (Southampton/ENG)

Sudan: Mudather Eltaib (Al Hilal)

Tunisia: Aymen Abdennour (Valencia/ESP), Yassine Chikhaoui (Al Gharafa/QAT)


Africa-based Footballer of the Year (24 nominees)

Algeria: Zinedine Ferhat, Mohamed Meftah (both USM Alger), Baghdad Bounedjah (Etoile Sahel/TUN), Abdelmalek Ziaya (Entente Setif)

Burkina Faso: Mohamed Koffi (Zamalek/EGY)

Congo Brazzaville: Boris Moubhio (AC Leopards)

Democratic Republic of Congo: Robert Kidiaba (TP Mazembe)

Egypt: Hazem Emam, Bassem Morsy (both Zamalek)

Equatorial Guinea: Felix Ovono (Orlando Pirates/RSA)

Gabon: Malick Evouna (Al Ahly/EGY)

Ivory Coast: Roger Assale, Sylvain Gbohouo (both TP Mazembe/COD)

Madagascar: Carolus Andriamahitsinoro (USM Alger/ALG)

Mali: Djigui Diarra (Stade Malien)

Morocco: Abdeladim Khadrouf (Moghreb Tetouan)

South Africa: Kermit Erasmus, Thamsanqa Gabuza, Oupa Manyisa (all Orlando Pirates)

Sudan: Bakry 'Al Medina' Babiker (Al Merrikh), Mudather Eltaib (Al Hilal)

Tanzania: Mbwana Samatta (TP Mazembe/COD)

Tunlsia: Ahmed Akaichi, Hocine Ragued (both Esperance)

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