Marrakech, Morocco: The stage is set for a glittering night of African football as the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Awards approach. The ceremony, taking place on Monday, December 11th at the Palais des Congrès, Movenpick, Marrakech, promises to be an unforgettable celebration of the continent's top footballing talent.
Adding to the excitement is the confirmed presence of several iconic African legends who will be gracing the event with their presence. Footballing royalty such as Samuel Eto'o (Cameroon), El Hadji Diouf (Senegal), Emmanuel Adebayor (Togo), Jay-Jay Okocha (Nigeria), Ahmed Hassan (Egypt), Mikel Obi (Nigeria), Kalusha Bwalya (Zambia), Perpetua Nkwocha (Nigeria), and Patrick Mboma (Cameroon) will be in attendance, bringing their vast experience and star power to the ceremony.
And the news doesn't stop there! Whispers are circulating that footballing legend Lionel Messi, currently vacationing in Marrakech with his family, may make a surprise appearance as a guest of honor. Having already claimed eight Ballon d'Or awards, the Argentinian superstar's presence would undoubtedly add another layer of prestige and excitement to the evening.
With such a star-studded lineup, the 2023 CAF Awards promise to be a truly memorable occasion, recognizing the achievements of African football's finest and offering a glimpse into the continent's bright future. So, mark your calendars and prepare to witness a night of African footballing excellence in Marrakech!