Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Adebayor named Africa's best 2008.

Arsenal striker and Togolese skipper Emmanuel Adebayor raises his trophy after being named African footballer of the year at the Confederation of African Football (CAF) award ceremony in Lagos on February 10, 2009.
Adebayor, 25 later this month, beat final nominees Mohamed Aboutrika of Egypt and Ghana's Michael Essien in a vote that involved the national team coaches of CAF's 54 member-nations.
On the other hand,the Blues forward Salomon Kalou was named the CAF Young Player of the Year.
Also,the Banyana Banyana and South African striker Alice Matlou was voted African Women Footballer of the Year.

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