AFCON 2023 Awards: Troost-Ekong wins Man of the Competition | See full list


30-year-old William Ekong, the centre-back for Super League Greece club PAOK and captains the Nigeria national team,m received recognition from Total Energies despite the Super Eagles' loss against the Elephants.

He was awarded after the match and also recognized for being the highest-scoring defender in the history of the AFCON. He got that with 5 goals and surpasses Steven Keshi who had held the title with 4 goals to his arsenal.

Here is a list of other award winners at AFCON 2023;

Total Energies Man of the Competition

William Troost-Ekong

Ecobank Best Goalkeeper

Ronwen Williams – South Africa (5 clean sheets)

Puma Golden Boot winner

Emilio Nsue – Equatorial Guinea (5 goals)

Air Côte d’Ivoire Fair Play Team

South Africa's Bafana Bafana

Best Young Player award

Simon Adingra – Ivory Coast

Best Coach award

Emerse Faé – Ivory Coast

Puma Bronze boot winner

Mostafa Mohamed – Egypt (4 goals)

Puma Silver Boot winner

Gelson Dala – Angola (4 goals)