African Footballer of the Year 2006

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There are three finalist to winning the award.

Drogba,
Essien,
Eto'o.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_Footballer_of_the_Year

Samuel Eto'o has won it for the last 3 years, this is his 4th year running. I personally think Eto'o should win it. Coz I really hate the Club the others two hail from. Plus, Eto'o has had the honour of 'performing' to win the UEFA Champion's League. Currently, Drogba and Essien are in top form, but that might change in a few weeks, as Eto'o returns to fitness.
 

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all of them are really great players,my favourite essien
 

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Mate, hard to choose but whoever wins it deserves it nonetheless.
 

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Poll please?

As much as I hate Barca + like Essien and Drogba, I think Eto'o deserves this one. He won the UCL + his absence @ Barca can't be ignored.
 

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If they decide along European voting patterns + put emphasis on performance on the WORLD stage, Eto'o would be shit out of luck. It's hard. CL winning Eto'o + Essien have been more consistent + deserve it a little more than Drogba who's only been kicking ass since August + had a rather disappointing WC.

So yea... Eto'o.
 

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I think Essien deserves it, Eto'o has been out for half of the season + didn't even play at the World Cup. While Drogba had a rather disappointing World Cup, but is great since the begining of the season. Essien has been great the whole year & at the World Cup, So I say Essien deserves it.

1- Essien.
2- Drogba.
3- Eto'o.
 

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not exactly the right thread... but still similar enough...

Milla Voted Best African Player In The Last 50 Years

Cameroon legend, Roger Milla, has been named as Africa’s best player in the last 50 years after a poll by followers of African football through the Caf website.

Milla polled a total of 2246 points to beat his closest challenger Mahmoud El-Khatib of Egypt, who secured 2165 points.

Milla won the African Footballer of the Year Award in 1976 and regained it in 1990, after he led Cameroon to the quarter-finals of the 1990 World Cup at the age of 38.

He became the oldest player to score a goal in the World Cup in 1994 when the Indomitable Lions lost 1-6 to Russia.

The Confederation of African Football also is planning several other events to mark its fiftieth anniversary celebrations next month.

Part of the celebration will see a youth tournament involving Caf's four founder members - Egypt, Ethiopia, South Africa and Sudan.

Below is the list of the best 30 players in the last fifty years:

1- Roger MILLA (Cameroon) 2246
2- Mahmoud EL KHATIB (Egypt) 2165
3- Hossam HASSAN (Egypt) 2011
4- Samuel Eto'o (Cameroon) 1840
5- Abedi PELE (Ghana) 1783
6- Georges WEAH (Liberia) 1604
7- Didier Drogba (Ivory Coast) 1467
8- Nwankwo Kanu (Nigeria) 1209
9- Rabeh MADJER (Algeria) 1176
10- Kalusha BWALYA (Zambia) 1073
11- Michael Essien (Ghana) 996
12- Austin Okocha (Nigeria) 921
13- Saleh Selim (Egypt) 850
14- Lahcène Lalmas (Algeria) 791
15- Benni McCarthy (South Africa) 782
16- El Hadj Diouf (Senegal) 711
17- Noureddine Naybet(Morocco) 692
18- Rashidi Yakini (Nigeria) 649
19- Hany Ramzy (Egypt) 608
20- Hassan Shehata (Egypt) 605
21- Lucas Radebe(South Africa) 557
22- Tarek Diab (Tunisia) 541
23- Mohamed El Timoumi (Maroc) 539
24- Anthony Yeboah (Ghana) 511
25- Salif Keita (Mali) 476
26- Karim Abdel Razak (Ghana) 430
27- Samel Osei Kuffour (Ghana) 368
28- Lakhdar Beloumi (Algeria) 305
29- Rigobert Song (Cameroon) 283
30- Nasr Eldeen (Jaksa) Abbas (Sudan) 202

http://www.goal.com/en/Articolo.aspx?ContenutoId=210854

kinda disappointed that Weah didn't finish any higher... he should be at least in the top three...
 
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zZ[-_-]Zz said:
not exactly the right thread... but still similar enough...
2- Mahmoud EL KHATIB (Egypt) 2165
3- Hossam HASSAN (Egypt) 2011
13- Saleh Selim (Egypt) 850
19- Hany Ramzy (Egypt) 608
20- Hassan Shehata (Egypt) 605

Egypt :cool:
 

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Its Eto'o 4 sure.
Winning the CL + Spanish league.
Essien + drogba r doing great but Eto'o doing the double is very decisive.
 

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has to be eto'o
 
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