CAF Begins Accreditation For 2015 Glo-CAF Awards

.File Photo shows Yaya Toure of Cote d’Ivoire, four-times winner of the Glo-CAF Award. Toure is among the top three contenders for the 2015 African Player of the Year Award. –

The Confederation Africaine de Football, CAF, has announced that the media accreditation process for the 2015 Glo-CAF Awards Gala opens from Thursday, 17 December, 2015 and closes on Friday, 25 December 2015.

The Awards Gala will take place on Thursday, 7 January 2016 in Abuja, Nigeria. Andre Ayew (Ghana/Swansea City), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon/Borussia Dortmund) and Yaya Toure (Cote d”Ivoire/ Manchester City) are the top three contenders for the 2015 African Player of the Year Award.

According to a Press release from CAF, a copy made available to, all Local and International Media from different parts of the world are expected to cover the gathering, an annual soccer event that celebrates the best of African football including players, coaches and administrators who have distinguished themselves on the pitch and the management of the game during the year under review.

“Local Media are advised to send their request for accreditation to Mr. Biodun Bakare, while International Media should send their requests to along with the press ID before 25 December 2015”, CAF said in a statement.

The award categories include African Player of The Year, 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 Player of the Year; Most Promising Talent; Youth Player of the Year; Referee of The Year; Legend of The year; Platinum Award and Africa Finest XI.

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