The Super Eagles, who have been the toast of all football fans in recent times have earned themselves a nomination in the National Team of the Year category in the 2017 AITEO CAF Awards.

Among other highs in the period under review, the Super Eagles were the first African team to qualify for the Russia 2018 World Cup.

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The Nigeria national team have been shortlisted against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon, Pharaohs of Egypt, Mali U-17 and the Zambia U-20.

Nigeria have a chance for a double as it also has a nomination in the Women’s National Team of the Year where the U-20 Women's team, The Falconets are shortlisted.

In the last team-based category, the Club of the year category, Nigeria has no representation.

The Awards Gala will take place on Thursday, 4 January 2018 in Accra, Ghana.

Women’s National Team of the Year

Ghana U-20


Nigeria U-20

South Africa


National Team of the Year



Mali U-17


Zambia U-20


Club of the Year

Al Ahly

Mbabane Swallows

SuperSport United

TP Mazembe

Wydad Athletic Club

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