Shortlist For CAF African Player Of The Year Based in Africa Revealed

Thabo Matlaba of Orlando Pirates battles with Sherif Abdel Fadil of Al Ahly during the 2013 CAF Champions League Final match between Orlando Pirates and Al Ahly on the 02 November 2013 at Orlando Stadium ©Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix
CAF revealed 10's man Shortlist For CAF African Player Of The Year Based in Africa. Three players of Ahly were choosen : Ahmed Fathi and teammates Ali Maaloul and Junior Ajayi.

Uganda goalkeeper Denis Onyango who won the title last year is also in the list with Taha Yassine Khenisssi (Tunisia & Esperance), Achraf Bencharki and Mohamed Ounnajem (Morocco & Wydad Athletic Club) and Aristide Bance (Burkina Faso & El Masry).

Player of the Year (Based in Africa):

Achraf Bencharki (Morocco & Wydad Athletic Club)
Ahmed Fathi (Egypt & Al Ahly)
Ali Maaloul (Tunisia & Al Ahly)
Aristide Bance (Burkina Faso & El Masry)
Ben Malango (DR Congo & TP Mazembe)
Denis Onyango (Uganda & Mamelodi Sundowns)
Jeremy Brockie (New Zealand & Supersport)
Junior Ajayi (Nigeria & Al Ahly)
Mohamed Ounnajem (Morooco & Wydad Athletic Club)
Taha Yassine Khenisssi (Tunisia & Esperance)

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