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Pirates Nominated For CAF 2013 Club Of The Year

Orlando Pirates has been nominated in the Club of the Year category for the 2013 edition of the Glo- CAF Awards.

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) released the lists of nominees for various awards, including the Player of the Year and Player of the Year based in Africa, National Team of the Year, Coach of the Year and the Young National Team of the Year.

Bucs have been nominated following their impressive showing in the CAF Champions League in which they finished as runners-up to Al Ahly of Egypt.

Pirates reached the final of the champions league in style, after the beat some of the top club on the continent including TP Mazembe, Al Ahly and Zamalek.

The Parktown side was denied a chance of adding a second star after losing 2-0 to Al Ahly in the second leg of the final in Cairo on November 10, completing a 3-1 aggregate defeat.

The nominees:

Club of the Year 2013

Al Ahly (Egypt), CS Sfaxien (Tunisia) and Orlando Pirates (South Africa)

National Team of 2013

Burkina Faso, Ethiopia and Nigeria

Coach of the Year 2013

Manu Garba (Nigeria), Stephen Keshi (Nigeria) and Paul Put (Belgium)

CAF Fair Play Award
Nigerian Supporters

Most Promising Talent
Ebenezer Assifuah (Ghana), Kelechi Iheanacho (Nigeria) and Alexis Yougouda (Cameroon)

CAF Legend
Bruno Metsu and Mehdi Faria

Youth National Team of the Year
Nigeria U-17

Pirates Nominated For CAF 2013 Club Of The Year

CAF 2013 African Player Of The Year Shortlist

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