In view of the Glo-CAF Awards 2016, the Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) has expanded the network for the decision making process with the constitution an Electoral College for the voting process. The Electoral Colleges are:
1 – Members of the CAF Media Committee
2 – Members of the CAF Technical and Development Committee
3 – Panel of 20 experts (Journalists, TV consultants)
4 – Member Associations (Head Coaches of National Team ‘A’ or National Technical Directors
For the two main awards, African Player of the Year and African Player of the Year –
Based in Africa, all four components of the Electoral College (listed above) will be involved in the selection process which has been classified into two phases. Colleges 1,2 and Half of 3 will be involved in Phase 1, whilst Colleges 4 and half of 3 for Phase 2. For the other award categories, only 1, 2 and 3 will take part in the selection of the eventual winners. The Glo-CAF 2016 Awards Gala will be held on Thursday, 5 January 2017 in Abuja, Nigeria.