Uganda Cranes goalkeeper Denis Onyango has been named Africa’s best football goalkeeper in the just concluded CAF Awards 2018
He took to social media to share the great news in a short post saying ” IF U BELIEVE IT, U CAN DO IT ”.
The post was accompanied by a picture of him standing next to other award winners including Mo Salah (who won African Best Football player) with each holding his award.
The Awards Gala, to honour footballers and officials who distinguished themselves during the year 2018 was held on Tuesday, 8 January 2019 in Dakar, Senegal.
Onyango was shortlisted with 33 other illustrious players, most plying their trade in Europe.
The shortlisted nominees were decided by votes from the members of the CAF Technical and Development Committee.
The final phase involved votes from CAF Media Experts, Legends, Coaches of the quarter-finalists of the CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup, and Coaches & Captains of the 54 Member Associations.