African Player of the Year 1998

By the Confederation Africaine de Football. Any African player is eligible.

Top 10

 1.Mustapha Hadji (Morocco; Deportivo La Coruña)           76 points
 2.Austin 'Jay Jay' Okocha (Nigeria; Paris Saint Germain)  74
 3.Sunday Oliseh (Nigeria; Ajax)                           58
 4.Hossam Hassan (Egypt; Al-Ahly (Cairo))                  34
 5.Benni McCarthy (South Africa; Ajax)                     24
 6.Tchiressoua Guel (Ivory Coast; ASEC (Abidjan))          16
 7.Charles Akonnor (Ghana; Fortuna Köln)                   12
 8.Marc-Vivien Foe (Cameroon; Lens)                        10
 9.Finidi George (Nigeria; Real Betis (Sevilla))            8
10.Rigobert Song (Cameroon; Salernitana)                    6

Etoile d'Or ("Golden Star") (by Afrique Football)
Top 3

 1. Mustapha Hadji        ?     Morocco		Deportivo La Coruña
 2. Okocha Jay Jay              Nigeria         Paris SG
 3. Oliseh Sundey               Nigeria		Ajax Amsterdam

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