The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed the date and the venue of the 2013 Glo – CAF Awards. The Gala event will be held in Lagos, Nigeria on the 9th of January, 2014.
The event has since been held in five cities; the 2005 edition was held in Abuja (Nigeria), 2006 in Accra (Ghana), 2007-Lome (Togo), 2008-Lagos (Nigeria), 2009-Accra (Ghana), 2010 in Cairo (Egypt) and the last two editions in Accra Ghana.
Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure is the current African Player of the Year having won the last two editions while the 2013 African Player of the Year – Based in Africa winner is Mohamed Abou Trieka of Egypt.
Glo – CAF 2013 Awards Categories.
1. African Player of the Year
2. African Player of the Year – Based in Africa
3. National Team of the Year
4. Women’s National Team of the Year
5. Club of the Year
6. CAF Fair Play Award
7. Coach of the Year
8. Most Promising talent
9. Women’s Footballer of the Year
10. Referee of the Year
11. CAF Legend
12. Africa Fines XI
13. CAF Platinum Award