Tunisian player, clubs and coaches nominated for CAF awards
The African Football Confederation (CAF) announced on Thursday (January 17th) in Lomé, Togo the nominations for its annual awards. Among the nominees are Tunisian striker Amine Chermiti, African champions Etoile du Sahel, Confederation Cup winner CS Sfaxien as well as the teams' coaches Bertrand Marchand and Michel Decastel.
Chermity, who was named best player in the 2007 Champions League, is up against Sudan's Ezeh Godwin Nou Buisi and DR Congo's Mabi Mputu in the CAF best player category. The award for best club will go to Etoile du Sahel, CS Sfaxien or al-Hilal, while the best coach award is to be decided between Marchand, Decastel and Nigerian junior squad coach Eyemi Tella.
Didier Drogba (Chelsea, England), Frederic Kanouté (FC Seville, Spain) and Michael Essien (Chelsea, England) are in the running for CAF's Golden Ball award. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on February 1st in Lomé.
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