7 Nov 2014

Vincent Enyeama and Ahmed Musa makes 25-man shortlist for CAF Player Of The Year award

Two Nigerian players have been included in the 25-man list for the 2014 African footballer of the year by the continent's premier football body.

The Confederation of African Football has released the shortlists for the 2014 African Player of the Year with Vincent Enyeama and Ahmed Musa making the cut in the 25-man list that has reigning Africa’s best player Yaya Toure of Cote d’Ivoire.

Musa and Enyeama were part of the Super Eagles’ squad that won the 2013 African Nations Cup in South Africa and helped Nigeria reach the second round of the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil.

In picking the nominees, Caf took into consideration the performances of the nominees for their national teams and clubs from January to November 2014.

The Head Coaches of the National Associations affiliated to Caf will vote in their order of preference to decide on the eventual winners of the two categories.

The winners will be announced at the Glo-Caf Awards Gala scheduled for January 8, 2015 in Lagos, Nigeria

Credit: Goal

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