Nominees for African Football Player of the Year

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced its five man shortlist for the 2009 African Footballer of the Year award. Drogba tops the list merely because the order is alphabetical…
Didier Drogba (Cote d’Ivoire & Chelsea)
Samuel Eto’o (Cameroon & Internazionale/Barcelona
Michael Essien (Ghana & Chelsea)
Seydou Keita (Mali & Barcelona)
Yaya Toure (Cote d’Ivoire & Barcelona)
Eto’o will be the favourite to win the title again but he might just be getting a bit tired of winning it having won it thrice already.
Profiles and football achievements of the candidates here…

5 comments on “Nominees for African Football Player of the Year
  1. I think Eto’o should win it because of his contribution to Barcelona for wining the trible. He deserves it for the last time.

  2. i think it should be giving to micheal essien bcos of his contribution in chelsea fc,and his possition for about three times now contesting for the african best..the drogba have been given bbc award to as best player in africa throughg his performances..

  3. The player can go is essien bcoz he is the ball maker. This case he deserve to ba best player 2009/2010. Remember whan he is not there in game chelsea face a lot of problems bcoz of his absence. Essien deserve it.

  4. i know that Mr. Didier Drogba will be the African best player of the year 2011 because his playing admiss every one. and with God above on his side Didier Drogba. go all the way Mr. Didier Drogba God bless you as put African on the map again.

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