List Of African Footballer Of The Year From 1992 – 2017 | Full List

The African Footballer of the Year award is presented to the best African footballer each year,  as directed by  the Confederation of African Football (CAF) since 1992. Have you ever wondered to know the winners of African footballer of the year. The legend of African football, these people have done great job in African football world internationally and locally.

Earlier the African Footballer of the Year Golden Ball award was given out between 1970 and 1994 by France Football magazine which now gives out the Ballon d’OR. We have prepared a list of the Past Winners of The African Footballer of The Year from 1992 till date.


African Footballer of The Year winners list 1992-1999

Full list of past winners of African Footballer of The Year 1992-1999:

19991stNwankwo KanuNigeriaArsenal46
2ndSamuel KuffourGhanaBayern Munich44
3rdIbrahima BakayokoIvory CoastMarseille42
19981stMustapha HadjiMoroccoDeportivo La Coruña76
2ndJay-Jay OkochaNigeriaParis Saint-Germain / Fenerbahçe74
3rdSunday OlisehNigeriaAjax58
19971stVictor IkpebaNigeriaMonaco56
2ndJaphet N’DoramChadMonaco / Nantes40
3rdTaribo WestNigeriaInter Milan / Auxerre35
19961stNwankwo KanuNigeriaAjax / Inter Milan?
2ndGeorge WeahLiberiaMilan?
3rdDaniel AmokachiNigeriaBeşiktaş / Everton?
19951stGeorge WeahLiberiaMilan / Paris Saint-Germain?
2ndEmmanuel AmunikeNigeriaSporting CP / El Zamalek
3rdDaniel AmokachiNigeriaEverton
19941stEmmanuel AmunikeNigeriaSporting CP / El Zamalek48
2ndGeorge WeahLiberiaParis Saint-Germain44
=Rashidi YekiniNigeriaOlympiacos / Vitória de Setúbal44
19931stRashidi YekiniNigeriaVitória de Setúbal?
19921stAbedi PeleGhanaMarseille?
3rdTony Yeboah


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African Footballer Of The Year Winners List 2000-2017

Full list of past winners of African Footballer of The Year 2000-2017:

20161stRiyad MahrezAlgeriaLeicester City361
2ndPierre-Emerick AubameyangGabonBorussia Dortmund313
3rdSadio ManeSenegalLiverpool186
20151stPierre-Emerick AubameyangGabonBorussia Dortmund143
2ndYaya TouréIvory CoastManchester City136
3rdAndré AyewGhanaSwansea City / Marseille112
20141stYaya TouréIvory CoastManchester City175
2ndPierre-Emerick AubameyangGabonBorussia Dortmund120
3rdVincent EnyeamaNigeriaLille105
20131stKoló Touré[14]Ivory CoastManchester City373
2ndJohn Obi MikelNigeriaChelsea265
3rdDidier DrogbaIvory CoastShanghai Shenhua / Galatasaray236
20121stYaya TouréIvory CoastManchester City
2ndDidier DrogbaIvory CoastChelsea / Shanghai Shenhua
3rdAlex SongCameroonArsenal / Barcelona
20111stYaya TouréIvory CoastManchester City
2ndSeydou KeitaMaliBarcelona
3rdAndré AyewGhanaMarseille
20101stSamuel Eto’oCameroonInter Milan
2ndAsamoah GyanGhanaSunderland / Rennes
3rdDidier DrogbaIvory CoastChelsea
20091stDidier DrogbaIvory CoastChelsea92
2ndSamuel Eto’oCameroonBarcelona / Inter Milan69
3rdMichael EssienGhanaChelsea43
20081stEmmanuel AdebayorTogoArsenal74
2ndMohamed AboutrikaEgyptAl Ahly53
3rdMichael EssienGhanaChelsea36
20071stFrédéric KanoutéMaliSevilla
2ndMichael EssienGhanaChelsea
3rdDidier DrogbaIvory CoastChelsea
20061stDidier DrogbaIvory CoastChelsea79
2ndSamuel Eto’oCameroonBarcelona76
3rdMichael EssienGhanaChelsea36
20051stSamuel Eto’oCameroonBarcelona108
2ndDidier DrogbaIvory CoastChelsea106
3rdMichael EssienGhanaChelsea / Lyon50
20041stSamuel Eto’oCameroonBarcelona / Mallorca116
2ndDidier DrogbaIvory CoastChelsea / Marseille90
3rdJay-Jay OkochaNigeriaBolton Wanderers68
20031stSamuel Eto’oCameroonMallorca?
2ndDidier DrogbaIvory CoastMarseille / Guingamp?
3rdJay-Jay OkochaNigeriaBolton Wanderers?
20021stEl Hadji DioufSenegalLiverpool / Lens93
2ndPapa Bouba DiopSenegalLens46
20011stEl Hadji DioufSenegalLens93
2ndSamuel KuffourGhanaBayern Munich66
3rdSamuel Eto’oCameroonMallorca34
20001stPatrick MbomaCameroonParma / Cagliari123
3rdSamuel Eto’oCameroonMallorca29


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