local soccer 2.11.2015 04:59 pm

Ovono, Erasmus still in contention for Caf award

Kermit Erasmus of Orlando Pirates (Sydney Mahlangu/ BackpagePix)

Kermit Erasmus of Orlando Pirates (Sydney Mahlangu/ BackpagePix)

Felipe Ovono and Kermit Erasmus are still in contention for the African Player of the Year (Based in Africa) award.

Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Felipe Ovono and striker Kermit Erasmus have made the list of the top 10 nominees for the African Player of the Year (Based in Africa) 2015.

Oupa Manyisa and Thamsanqa who were nominated before, failed to make the cut for the top 10.

READ: Pirates quartet nominated for Caf award

Meanwhile, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) has also released the list of nominees for the top 10 African Player of the Year 2015.

The winner will be decided by votes of the Coaches or Technical Directors of the National Associations affiliated to CAF.

The awards gala will be held in Abuja, Nigeria on January 7, 2016.

African Player of the Year

André Ayew (Ghana & Swansea)
Aymen Abdennour (Tunisia & Valencia)
Mudather Eltaib Ibrahim ‘Karika’ (Sudan & El Hilal)
Mohamed Salah (Egypt & Roma)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon & Borussia Dortmund)
Sadio Mané (Senegal & Southampton)
Serge Aurier (Cote d’Ivoire & Paris Saint Germain)
Sofiane Feghouli (Algeria & Valencia)
Yacine Brahimi ( Algeria & Porto)
Yaya Touré (Cote d’Ivoire & Manchester City)

African Player of the – Year Based in Africa

Abdeladim Khadrouf (Morocco & Moghreb Tetouan)
Baghdad Bounedjah ( Algeria & Etoile du Sahel)
Felipe Ovono (Equatorial Guinea & Orlando Pirates)
Kermit Erasmus (South Africa & Orlando Pirates)
Mbwana Aly Samatta (Tanzania & TP Mazembe)
Mohamed Meftah ( Algeria & USM Alger)
Mudather Eltaib Ibrahim ‘Karika’ (Sudan & El Hilal)
Robert Kidiaba Muteba ( DR Congo & TP Mazembe)
Roger Assalé (Cote d’Ivoire & TP Mazembe)
Zineddine Ferhat (Algeria & USM Alger)

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