By NBF News

Lions of Cameroon captain, Samuel has been named Africa best player for the year under review by CAF.

In a ceremony at the Egyptain capital, Cairo, on Monday Eto'o beat Ghana's Asamoah gyan to become the most decorated winner of the award.

This is the fourth time Eto'o has won the African Footballer of the Year title after previous triumphs in 2003, 2004 and 2005, a record for any African.

In the award for Best African-Based Player of the year, Ahmed Hassan (Al Ahly and Egypt), beat Alain Kaluyituka Dioko (TP Mazembe and DR Congo), Mohamed Nagy (Al Ahly and Egypt) to the title.

The award for National Team of the Year went to Ghana, while Seven Presidential Awards were handed out to Algeria, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Egypt, Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa.

The Club of the Year award went to TP Mazembe, while the Coach of the Year award was won by Milovan Rajevac.

Perpetua Nkwocha beat her Nigeria contenders , Stella Mbachu and Ebere Orji to emerge the best female player in Africa.

The Most Promising Talent of the Year nominees are Kwadwo Asamoah (Ghana), Moussa Maazou (Niger) and Ryad Boudebouz (Algeria). And the winner is Kwadwo Asamoah!