The Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) has announced that 3,000m steeple world champion Sufiane El Bakkali of Morocco has been named Africa’s best male athlete for 2022.
According to the African Athletics Federation, at the Olympic Games in Morocco, Diamond was his league winner and best performance of the season (7:58.28) in his 800 meters with WR Marathon holder Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya. Defeated Emmanuel korir, world champion in running. at Dakar.
Also, the 100m hurdles world champion and WR holder Tobi Amusan of Nigeria was named the best female athlete ahead of Kenyan 1500m world champion Faith Kipyegon and Ethiopian 10000m world champion Letesenbet Gidey.
On the other hand, the U20 world champions Faith Cerotic of Kenya (3,000m steeple) and Rezile Tebogo of Botswana (100m) were named among the most potential athletes. Tebogo’s coach Kebonemodisa Dose Mosimanyane was named Coach of the Year.