African Player of the Year 2002


By the Confederation Africaine de Football. Any African player is eligible.
 
Top 10

 1. El-Hadji DIOUF	    93 pts     Senegal		Liverpool FC (Eng)
 2. Papa Bouba DIOP	    46  "      Senegal		RC Lens (Fra)
 3. Ahmed HOSSAM 	    42  "      Egypt 		Ajax (Hol) / Celta Vigo (Esp)
 4. Khalilou FADIGA         41  "      Senegal          AJ Auxerre (Fra)
 5. Lauren ETAME MAYER      35  "      Cameroon         Arsenal (Eng)
 6. Henri CAMARA            20  "      Senegal          Sedan (Fra)
 7. Julius AGHAHOWA         19  "      Nigeria          Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukr)
    Hatem TRABELSI          19  "      Tunisia          Ajax Amsterdam (Hol)
 9. Salif DIAO              17  "      Senegal          Liverpool FC (Eng)
10. Seydou KEITA            16  "      Mali             Lorient (Fra) / RC Lens (Fra) 



Etoile DOr (African Player of the Year) 2002  

By magazine Afrique Football. Any player from an African national team 
is eligible. There are 55 voters: 54 sports journalists from each African
country (including Reunion and Comores that are not members of either 
FIFA or CAF) plus the director of Afrique Football. Each one choses three 
players: 5 points for the first, 3 points for the second and 1 point for 
the third.  

 1. El-Hadji DIOUF         186 pts     Senegal             Liverpool FC (Eng)
 2. Pape Bouba DIOP         64  "      Senegal             RC Lens (Fra)
 3. Samuel ETOO            39  "      Cameroon            Real Mallorca (Spa)
 4. Khalilou FADIGA         32  "      Senegal             AJ Auxerre (Fra)
 5. Salif DIAO              21  "      Senegal             Liverpool FC (Eng) 
 6. Patrick MBOMA           17  "      Cameroon            Al Ittihad (KSA)
 7. Tony SILVA              16  "      Senegal             AS Monaco (Fra)
 8. Rigobert SONG           14  "      Cameroon            RC Lens (Fra)
 9. Henri CAMARA             8  "      Senegal             CS Sedan (Fra)
    Ferdinand COLY           8  "      Senegal             Birmingham City (Eng) 
    Nwankwo KANU             8  "      Nigeria             Arsenal (Eng)
12. Julius AGHAHOWA          7  "      Nigeria             Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukr)
13. Ahmed HOSSAM "MEDO"      6  "      Egypt               Ajax Amsterdam (Hol)
    Benjani MWARUWARI        6  "      Zimbabwe            AJ Auxerre (Fra)
15. Lauren ETAME MAYER       5  "      Cameroon            Arsenal (Eng)
16. Ibrahima BAKAYOKO        4  "      Ivory Coast         Olympique Marseille (Fra)
    Alioum BOUKAR            4  "      Cameroon            Istanbulspor (Tur)
    Nourredine NAYBET        4  "      Morocco             Deportivo La Coruna (Spa)
    Geremi NJITAP            4  "      Cameroon            Middlesbrough (Eng)
20. Hicham ABOUCHEROUANE     3  "      Morocco             Raja Casablanca (Mor)
    Aliou CISSE              3  "      Senegal             Birmingham City (Eng)
    Hossam HASSAN            3  "      Egypt               Zamalek (Egy)
    Mohamed KALLON           3  "      Sierra Leone        Inter Milan (Ita)
    Emmanuel MANTORRAS       3  "      Angola              Benfica (Por)
    Bennedict McCARTHY       3  "      South Africa        Celta Vigo (Spa) 
    Salomon OLEMBE           3  "      Cameroon            Olympique Marseille (Fra)
    Hatem TRABELSI           3  "      Tunisia             Ajax Amsterdam (Hol)
    John UTAKA               3  "      Nigeria             RC Lens (Fra)
29. Sibusiso ZUMA            2  "      South Africa        FC Copenhague (Den)
30. Emmanuel ADEBAYOR        1  "      Togo                FC Metz (Fra)
    Tijani BABANGIDA         1  "      Nigeria             ??
    Selim BENACHOUR          1  "      Tunisia             Paris Saint-Germain (Fra)
    Seydou KEITA             1  "      Mali                RC Lens (Fra)
    Samuel KUFFOUR           1  "      Ghana               Bayern Munich (Ger)
    Hector Ramon OBUL        1  "      Equatorial Guinea   Deportivo Mongomo (EqG)
    Augustine OKOCHA         1  "      Nigeria             Bolton Wanderers (Eng)
    Lucas RADEBE             1  "      South Africa        Leeds United (Eng) 


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Source for Etoile d'Or: Afrique Football # 34

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