Asec Mimosas president Roger Ouegnin was presented with the Merit Order of Achievement for his contribution to the development of youth football on the continent, at the CAF awards ceremony held in Lagos, Nigeria on Tuesday night.
Mohamed Aboutreika of Al-Ahly did not win the Africa Player of the Year award, as reported in Sowetan yesterday.
The Egyptian international actually won the Inter-Club Player of the Year, while Togo and Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor was named African Footballer of the Year.
Also at the same ceremony Africa's best 11 players for 2008 were also announced. - Reuters and Sowetan