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Patson Daka dedicates CAF gong to Changwe Kalale

Chipolopolo striker Patson Daka has been named as the CAF Youth Player of the Year.

The 19 year old dedicated the award to his former Zambia Under-17 teammate the late Changwe Kalale who was confined to the wheelchair after a road traffic accident for three years until his death.

“I dedicate this award to my late friend and brother Changwe Kalale, the people of Zambia, my club Red bull Salzburg and everyone who has supported me to achieve this award,” said Daka.

“I want to thank you for the support and to my fellow players, young players I would like encourage you that this is the beginning of greater things to come.””

“Let us keep on working hard and change the face of African football for we are the future of African football. Thank you so much and God bless you all.”

FULL LIST OF x:
African Player of the Year
Mohamed Salah (Egypt & Liverpool)

Women’s Player of the Year
Asisat Oshoala (Nigeria & Dalian Quanjian)

Youth Player of the Year
Patson Daka (Zambia & Liefering)

Coach of the Year
Hector Cuper (Egypt)

Club of the Year
Wydad Athletic Club

National Team of the Year
Egypt

Women’s National Team of the Year
South Africa

Legend
Ibrahim Sunday (Ghana)

Platinum Award
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo – President of Ghana
George Weah – President-elect of Liberia & former World, Africa and European Player of the Year

Fans’ Finest XI
Goalkeeper:

Aymen Mathlouthi (Tunisia & Etoile du Sahel)
Defenders: Ahmed Fathi (Egypt & Al Ahly), Eric Bailly (Cote d’Ivoire & Manchester United), Ali Maaloul (Tunisia & Al Ahly)

Midfielders:
Mohamed Ounnajem (Morocco & Wydad Athletic Club), Karim El Ahmadi (Morocco & Feyenoord), Junior Ajayi (Nigeria & Al Ahly), Achraf Bencharki (Morocco & Wydad Athletic Club)

Forwards:
Khalid Boutaib (Morocco & Yeni Malatyaspor), Mohamed Salah (Egypt & Liverpool), Taha Yassine Khenissi (Tunisia & Esperance)






4 Comments to Patson Daka dedicates CAF gong to Changwe Kalale

  1. Kasama Boy says:

    Congratulations Patson.Look up and you will see that there is more to be achieved. Never relent.

  2. Sibs says:

    Well done son. Keep working hard and aim high. I see you going far in your soccer career.

    We yet to see,read and behold what you can do and will achieve with your feet!!

  3. Bsimms says:

    Congratulations young man. Hope this is just the start and an encouragement to the Mwepu’s and the Fashions…

  4. Zambian Buffalo says:

    Congrats young man, continue being discipline.

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