Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Football | Africa

Drogba, Eto’o © Action Images

Drogba, Eto’o nominees for Golden Foot



Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto’o figure on the list of nominees for the 2013 Golden Foot award, to succeed Paris Saint Germain’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who won it last year.

The Ivory Coast and Cameroon captains are the only African candidates in the lot of nine players vying for the international football award, given to players who stand out for their athletic achievements and for their personality.

The other nominees are Frenchman David Trezeguet, German Miroslav Klose, Italy international Andrea Pirlo, Spaniards Andres Iniesta and Iker Casillas, and English footballers Franck Lampard and David Beckham.

The Golden Foot is awarded to active players of at least 29 years of age and cannot be won more than once.

The eventual winner leaves a permanent mould of his footprints on The Champions Promenade, on the seafront of the Principality of Monaco.

Past winners 2003: Roberto Baggio (Italy, Brescia) 2004: Pavel Nedved (Czech Republic, Juventus) 2005: Andryi Shevchenko (Ukraine, AC Milan) 2006: Ronaldo (Brazil, Real Madrid) 2007: Alessandro Del Piero (Italy, Juventus) 2008: Roberto Carlos da Silva (Brazil, Fenerbahçe) 2009: Ronaldinho (Brazil, AC Milan) 2010: Francesco Totti (Italy, Roma) 2011: Ryan Giggs (Wales, Manchester United) 2012: Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Sweden, Paris SG)



Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Other Live Streaming

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Sports Talk



Calvin Emeka Onwuka
Ranieri must do an Atletico Madrid
One of the abiding images of the 2004 season for me was the celebration from Claudio Ranieri after...

Segun Odegbami
Sunday needs more time
My piece on Chan 2016 last week was not intended to make an excuse for the poor showing of the...

Dr Errol Sweeney
Crucial semis hung on refs' decisions
This week two English Capital One Cup semifinals were decided on mistakes by the referees and their...

Emeka Enyadike
Rwandan fans show how it’s done
One thing that endeared me to African Football growing up in the ‘80s and ‘90s was the full house...