Football - Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Isa Hayatou arrived in Lagos Wednesday for the 2013 GLO-CAF Awards ceremony, to be held in the Nigerian commercial city Thursday.
Hayatou arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport shortly after noon and was received by President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Aminu Maigari and some other officials of the Federation.
The top award is the African Player of the Year, for which three players have been shortlisted: Ivorian Yaya Toure, who won the award last year, his compatriot Didier Drogba and John Obi Mikel of Nigeria.
In the African Player of the year (based in Africa) category, CAF has shortlisted Egyptians Ahmed Fathy and Mohamed Abou Trika and Nigerian Sunday Mba.
Following are the other categories:
National Team of the Year
Youth National team of the Year
Nigeria U 17
Club of the Year
Fair Play Award
Coach of the Year
Most Promising Talent
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