Super Eagles captain and goalkeeper,Vincent Enyeama has made the final three shortlist for the 2014 Glo-CAF African Footballer of the year Award which will be held in Lagos, Nigeria on 8th of January, 2015.
The Lille of France goalie,according to the Confederation of African Football will battle three-time African Player of the year, Yaya Toure of English Club, Manchester City and Cote d’Ivoire and Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang who plays for Borussia Dortmund in Germany.
The release of the top three players competing for the prized crown of African footballer of the year Award heightened expectation across the continent on who would be the next King of African Football.
The King will be crowned at the Awards Night holding at the Convention Centre, Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos on 8th January, 2015.
CAF also released the names of top three finalists for the Africa-based ‘Player of the Year’ Award. They include the duo of Akram Djahnit and El Hedi Belamieri of Algeria and ES Setif FC and Firmin Mubel Ndombe of DR Congo and AS Vita.
In the Women’s Player of the year category, Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala and Desire Oparanozie were shortlisted long with Annette Ngo Ndom of Cameroon while Asisat Oshoala also made the top three of Youth Player of the Year alongside her Nigerian team mate Uchechi Sunday and Fabrice Ondoa of Cameroon