Glo-CAF Awards ready to storm Abuja

The African Player of the Year winner will be announced at the Glo-CAF award which will take place on Thursday, January 7 in  Abuja.

Africa and the world are anxious to know who the best player of in the continent will be when the African Player of the Year award will be announced.

The winner will be announced at the Glo-CAF award which will take place on Thursday, January 7 in  Abuja.

Sponsors of the awards, Globacom said that plans preparations are in top gear to stage a memorable Glo-Caf Awards in Nigeria which hosted the inaugural edition of Glo-CAF Awards in 2005.

Globacom, in a press statement released on Tuesday in Lagos, said that “the Glo-CAF Awards 2015 will parade the greatest African football legends, including the new African Footballer of the Year and winners in 12 other categories.”

The categories include African Player of The Year (Based in Africa), National Team of The Year, Club of The Year, and Coach of The Year.

Other categories are Women’s National Team of The Year, Women’s Footballer of The Year, Most Promising Talent, Referee of The Year, Legend of The year, Fair Play Award, Platinum Award, which has only one nominee, and Africa Finest XI. Abuja, Nigeria was announced as the host of 2015 Glo-CAF Awards by the Confederation of African Football in October this year and sponsors and organizers of the event, Globacom said that plans are afoot to stage a memo- rable Awards gala for the second time in Nigeria’s federal capital.

The event is expected to congregate top football celebrities across Africa, as well as top government officials from Nigeria, Ghana and other parts of Af- rica, the statement said. Expectedly, the Awards and possible winners have been the subject of dis- cussions in the media and among foot- ball fans and youths across Africa.

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