Abuja prepares to host 2015 GLO-CAF Awards
EXCITEMENT is gradually building up in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, as it prepares to host the 2015 Glo-CAF Awards on 7th January, 2016.
Since the Confederation of African Football announced in October this year that Abuja, Nigeria, will host the prestigious Gala nite of the 2015 Glo-Caf Awards, sponsors of the event, Globacom said that plans are afoot to stage a memorable Glo-Caf Awards for the second time in Nigeria’s federal capital.
Abuja hosted the inaugural edition of Glo-CAF Awards in 2005.
Globacom, in a press statement released on Tuesday in Lagos, said that “the Glo-CAF Awards 2015 will parade the greatest African football legends, including the new African Footballer of the Year and winners in 12 other categories.” The categories include African Player of The Year (Based in Africa), National Team of The Year, Club of The Year, and Coach of The Year.
Other categories are Women’s National Team of The Year, Women’s Footballer of The Year, Most Promising Talent, Referee of The Year, Legend of The year, Fair Play Award, Platinum Award, which has only one nominee, and Africa Finest XI. Abuja, Nigeria was announced as the host of 2015 Glo-CAF Awards by the Confederation of African Football in October this year and sponsors and organizers of the event, Globacom said that plans are afoot to stage a memo- rable Awards gala for the second time in Nigeria’s federal capital.
The event is expected to congregate top football celebrities across Africa, as well as top government officials from Nigeria, Ghana and other parts of Af- rica, the statement said. Expectedly, the Awards and possible winners have been the subject of dis- cussions in the media and among foot- ball fans and youths across Africa.