Abuja – Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh, believes Ghana
star, Andre Ayew, was the best African footballer in the just-ended year.
This is according to the voting sheet the Confederation of
African Football (CAF) has made available following the conclusion of the
Glo/CAF 2015 Gala Dinner.
Oliseh rates the Ghanaian striker ahead of eventual winner,
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon), Sadio Mane (Senegal), Yaya Toure (Ivory
Coast) and Mohammed Salah (Egypt), in that order.
National team coaches from the CAF affiliates voted for the
coveted Footballer of the Year.
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Aubameyang emerged the winner with 143 points, seven ahead
Olisheh’s choice garnered 112 points.
Meanwhile, Oliseh was in agreement with most coaches picking
Tanzanian striker Mbwana Aly Samatta as the best player plying their trade in
the African continent.
The striker was the overwhelming favourite with 127 points.
Democratic Republic of Congo goalkeeper, Robert Kidiaba, was second with 88
points. Baghdâd Bounedjah was third with 63 points.
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