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National Team of the Year Award. The nominees are: DR Congo Guinea Bissau Nigeria U-23 Senegal Uganda
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Mane has been a revelation no doubt. And Algerian Riyad Mahrez contributed in Leicester making history last year. However, in terms of individual performance, I give it to Pierre.
Just take a look at the Bundesliga log. See who is on top of the scorer's chart. I will be very surprised if he doesn't win the award back to back tonight. No one can stop him from scoring, not even Bayern Munchen.
In 2015 the battle was between Aubameyang of Gabon, Yaya Toure and Andre Ayew. Aubameyang went home with the trophy in what many saw as an upset -- not me.
That's like 14 years ago.. wow!!
Actually it was in 2003 -- Jay Jay Okocha.. pheeew!
I don't know if I'm old enough to remember. Was it Okocha in 1998? Wikipedia will help
So let's talk about the Africa Player of the Year nominations. When last did a Nigerian make the final shortlist?
At this rate, guest and those watching allover the continent and beyond must be wondering what function they are really attending.