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Egypt Win Big, Banyana Star Misses Out

Mohamed Salah was named the 2017 African Player of the Year while Banyana Banyana also collected one award– here is our wrap-up of the CAF Awards gala.

Tired of reading? Click through the gallery to see all main award winners.

Egypt walked away with a couple awards as Head Coach Hector Cuper was named Coach of the Year, while the Men's senior side won the National Team of the Year award.

Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala won the Women's Player of the Year award ahead of Banyana Banyana star Thembi Kgatlana.

Wydad Casablanca picked up the Club of the Year award after they lifted the CAF Champions League in 2017.

All the award winners:

African Player of the Year
Mohamed Salah (Liverpool & Egypt)
 
Women's Player of the Year
Asisat Oshoala (Nigeria & Dalian Quanjian) 
 
Youth Player of the Year
Patson Daka (Zambia & Liefering)
 
Coach of the Year
Hector Cuper
 
Club of the Year
Wydad Athletic Club
 
National Team of the Year 
Egypt
 
Women's National Team of the Year:
South Africa
 
CAF Legends Award: 
Ibrahim Sunday (Ghana) 
 
Are you happy with the winners of the respective African awards? Have your say in the comments section below.

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