Ghana Stars Partey and Kudus Nominated for CAF Player of the Year Award.
Ghanaian football talents, Thomas Partey and Mohammed Kudus, have received nominations for the 2023 CAF Men’s Player of the Year award. The announcement came as part of a 30-man shortlist unveiled by the African football governing body on November 1, 2023. Thomas Partey had an impressive year, contributing to Arsenal’s second-place finish in the Premier League and playing a pivotal role in Ghana’s successful World Cup qualification campaign.
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In the world of football, Thomas Partey and Mohammed Kudus are making waves. Partey had a standout season with Arsenal, contributing to their impressive second-place finish in the Premier League. He also played a vital role in Ghana’s successful World Cup qualification campaign.
On the other hand, Kudus emerged as Ajax’s top performer last season, scoring 18 goals and providing seven assists. He further showcased his talent on the global stage with two goals and one assist in the Qatar 2022 World Cup. His outstanding performances earned him a transfer to West Ham United during the summer.
Recognizing their remarkable achievements both at the club and international levels, Partey and Kudus have secured nominations for the prestigious men’s player of the year award. They join a list of talented nominees, including Victor Osimhen from Nigeria, Riyad Mahrez from Algeria, Mohamed Salah from Egypt, Sadio Mane from Senegal, and Hakim Ziyech from Morocco. These football stars are all vying for the coveted title.
10 superstars in the making. 🌟
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This year’s CAF Awards Gala will take place on December 11, 2023, in Marrakech, Morocco, where the best men’s and women’s footballers will be celebrated.
See the full list of nominees for the CAF men’s player of the year award below:
1. Ramy Bensebaini (Algeria and Borussia Dortmund)
2. Riyad Mahrez (Algeria and Al Ahli)
3. Edmond Tapsoba (Burkina Faso and Bayer Leverkusen)
4. Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa (Cameroon and SSC Napoli)
5. Vincent Aboubacar (Cameroon and Besiktas)
6. Ibrahima Sangare (Cote d’Ivoire and Nottingham Forest)
7. Seko Fofana (Cote d’Ivoire and Al Nassr)
8. Chancel Mbemba (DR Congo and Olympique Marseille)
9. Fiston Mayele (DR Congo and Pyramids)
10. Mahmoud Abdel Moneim “Kahraba” (Egypt and Ahly)
11. Mohamed Abdelmonem (Egypt and Al Ahly)
12. Mohamed ElShenawy (Egypt and Al Ahly)
13. Mohamed Salah (Egypt and Liverpool)
14. Mohammed Kudus (Ghana and West Ham United)
15. Thomas Partey (Ghana and Arsenal)
16. Serhou Guirassy (Guinea and VfB Stuttgart)
17. Yves Bissouma (Mali and Tottenham Hotspur)
18. Achraf Hakimi (Morocco and Paris Saint-Germain)
19. Azzedine Ounahi (Morocco and Olympique Marseille)
20. Hakim Ziyech (Morocco and Galatasaray)
21. Sofyan Amrabat (Morocco and Manchester United)
22. Yahya Jabrane (Morocco and Wydad Athletic Club)
23. Yassine Bounou (Morocco and Al Hilal)
24. Youssef En-Nesyri (Morocco and Sevilla)
25. Peter Shalulile (Namibia and Mamelodi Sundowns)
26. Victor Osimhen (Nigeria and SSC Napoli)
27. Sadio Mane (Senegal and Al Nassr)
28. Pape Matar Sarr (Senegal and Tottenham Hotspur)
29. Percy Tau (South Africa and Al Ahly)
30. Mohamed Ali Ben Romdhane (Tunisia and Ferencvaros)