The Super Eagles of Nigeria and their head coach Gernot Rohr have been nominated for Confederation of African Football 2017 awards, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Also, Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala and the Falconets are up for awards, according to a CAF press release on Monday.
New categories of award nominations were announced on Monday after the African Player of the Year and the African Player of the Year Based In Africa categories were earlier announced weeks back.
The CAF awards is slated to take place on Thursday, January 4, 2018, in Accra, Ghana.
The winners will be decided by votes from the members of the CAF Technical & Development Committee, CAF media experts panel and independent media and TV consultants, according to CAF.
Meanwhile, only members of the CAF Referees’ Committee will elect the Referee of the Year.
Below is the full list of nominees:
Women’s Player of the Year
Asisat Oshoala (Nigeria & Dalian Quanjian)
Chrestina Kgatlana (South Africa & UWC Ladies)
Gabrielle Aboudi Onguene(Cameroon & Rossyanka)
Rutendo Makore (Zimbabwe & Black Rhinos)
Tabitha Chawinga (Malawi & Kvarnsvedens)
Women’s National Team of the Year
Coach of the Year
Gernot Rohr (Nigeria)
Hector Cuper (Egypt)
Hugo Broos (Cameroon)
L’Hussein Amoutta (Wydad Athletic Club)
Mihayo Kazembe (TP Mazembe)
National Team of the Year
Club of the Year
Wydad Athletic Club
Youth Player of the Year
Eric Ayiah (Ghana & Charity Stars)
Krepin Diatta (Senegal &Sarpsborg)
Luther Singh (South Africa & Braga)
Patson Daka (Zambia & Liefering)
Salam Giddou (Mali & Guidars)
Referee of the Year
Bamlak Tessema (Ethiopia)
Ghead Grisha (Egypt)
Janny Sikazwe (Zambia)
Malang Diedhiou (Senegal)
Mehdi Abid Charef (Algeria)
Papa Bakary Gassama (Gambia)