Africa player of the year list 1970 - 2009

2010-03-12 10:07

Winners of the Africa Footballer of the Year award:

1970-Salif Keita, Mali

1971-Ibrahim Sunday, Ghana

1972-Cherif Souleymane, Guinea

1973-Tshimen Bwanga, Zaire

1974-Paul Moukila, Congo

1975-Ahmed Faras, Morocco

1976-Roger Milla, Cameroon

1977-Tarak Dhiab, Tunisia

1978-Karim Abdoul Razak, Ghana

1979-Thomas N’Kono, Cameroon

1980-Jean Manga Onguene, Cameroon

1981-Lakhdar Belloumi, Algeria

1982-Thomas N’Kono, Cameroon

1983-Mahmoud Al Khatib, Egypt

1984-Theophile Abega, Cameroon

1985-Mohamed Timoumi, Morocco

1986-Badou Zaki, Morocco

1987-Rabah Madjer, Algeria

1988-Kalusha Bwalya, Zambia

1989-George Weah, Liberia

1990-Roger Milla, Cameroon

1991-Abedi Pele, Ghana

1992-Abedi Pele, Ghana

1993-Abedi Pele, Ghana

1994-George Weah, Liberia (FF)

1994-Emmanuel Amunike, Nigeria (CAF)

1995-George Weah, Liberia

1996-Nwankwo Kanu, Nigeria

1997-Victor Ikpeba, Nigeria

1998-Mustapha Hadji, Morocco

1999-Nwankwo Kanu, Nigeria

2000-Patrick Mboma, Cameroon

2001-El Hadji Diouf, Senegal

2002-El Hadji Diouf, Senegal

2003-Samuel Eto’o, Cameroon

2004-Samuel Eto’o, Cameroon

2005-Samuel Eto’o, Cameroon

2006-Didier Drogba, Ivory Coast

2007-Frederic Kanoute, Mali

2008-Emmanuel Adebayor, Togo

2009-Didier Drogba, Ivory Coast

NOTE: From 1970-94 the award was determined by France Football

magazine. Since 1995, it has been determined by the African Football


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