Sadio Mané and Asisat Oshoala win African Participant of the 12 months awards


Mané struck the decisive spot-kick in a tense shootout as Senegal received its first ever Africa Cup of Nations within the remaining towards Egypt.

Having missed a penalty early on within the recreation, Mané thumped the ball previous goalkeeper Mohamed Abou Gabal to offer his group a Four-2 win on penalties — securing Senegal’s first ever continental championship towards the seven-time winner of the match.

The 30-year-old ahead, who final month signed a three-year contract with Bayern Munich, final received the accolade in 2019 when he was with Liverpool.

It was an enormous night time for Senegal, which had 5 awards to have fun, with Aliou Cissé taking Coach of the 12 months, Pape Matar Sarr named Younger Participant of the 12 months, Pape Ousmane Sakho taking Aim of the 12 months and Senegal being topped Nationwide Workforce of the 12 months.

In the meantime, Barcelona striker Oshoala bagged Girls’s Participant of the 12 months for a document fifth time — overtaking fellow Nigerian Perpetua Nkwocha’s 4.

Asisat Oshoala won Women's Player of the Year for a record fifth time.

Oshoala received the award forward of Cameroon and Inter Milan’s Ajara Nchout Njoya and Zambia’s Grace Chanda.

She was pressured to overlook this yr’s Girls’s Africa Cup of Nations because of an damage.

Earlier this yr, she grew to become the primary African lady to win the Pichichi Award, which is given to the highest scorer within the Spanish league.

This yr’s Girls’s Nationwide Workforce of the 12 months can be introduced after Saturday’s TotalEnergies Girls’s Africa Cup of Nations remaining between host Morocco and South Africa.



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