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Zambia named Africa's team of the year at CAF awards

News 21 Dec 2012, 15:01 IST
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Herve Renard

Accra, Dec 21 (IANS): Zambia were named Africa’s national football side of the year at the Confederation of African Football awards.

Zambia’s Coach Herve Renard of France was named coach of the year at the ceremony in Ghana’s capital, reports Xinhua.

The award Thursday for the top women’s team went to Equatorial Guinea, which hosted and won the eighth African women’s championship. Genoveva Anoman of Equatorial Guinea was named the continent’s top female footballer, after scoring six goals in the tournament.

Egypt’s Mohamed Salah was named the most promising emerging talent after scoring in three of four matches at the London Olympics.

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