Uganda’s Denis Onyango Scoops 2018 CAF Best Goal Keeper Of The Year Award

From extreme left, is Uganda’s Denis Onyango, Senegal’s Sadio Mane, CAF President and Egypt’s Mohammed Salah.

By Wycliff

Uganda Cranes’ captain Denis Masinde Onyango was been named Best African goalkeeper at the recent concluded Aiteo Awards held in Dakar, Senegal on Tuesday, 8th January.

Moments After winning the award, Onyango shared his excitement on his twitter.

Denis Onyango’s jubilation tweet.

The Ugandan shot stopper was also named on FIFpro team of the year making him the only African based player to feature there.

2018 CAF Best 11.

Onyango was once again inspirational for Uganda Cranes in the qualification to the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations, making it unbeaten with a game to spare and not conceding in as many as five matches.

Onyango is enjoying his professional football career at South Africa’s club Mamelodi Sundowns with which he has won a number of continental trophies.

Here is a full list of 2018 CAF Awards winners:

Player of the Year

Mohamed Salah (Egypt & Liverpool)


Women’s Player of the Year

Chrestinah Thembi Kgatlana (South Africa & Houston Dash)


Youth Player of the Year

Achraf Hakimi (Morocco & Borussia Dortmunmd)


Men’s Coach of the Year

Herve Renard (Morocco)


Women’s Coach of the Year

Desiree Ellis (South Africa)


Men’s National Team of the Year



Women’s National Team of the Year



Platinum Award

His Excellency Macky Sall (President of the Republic of Senegal)


Federation President of the Year

Fouzi Lekjaa


Goal of the Year

Chrestinah Thembi Kgatlana (South Africa & Houston Dash)


Imbaraga team congratulates all.


We shall keep you posted.