Lua Lua misses out on award

Last updated : 02 January 2003 By Martyn Elliott

The forward had been featured on the original list of 25 nominated players after starring in the African Cup of Nations with DR Congo, but World Cup stars dominate the final nominations.

The final shortlist is:

El Hadji Diouf – Liverpool & Senegal

Papa Bouba Diop – Lens & Senegal

Lauren – Arsenal & Cameroon

Khalilou Fadiga – Auxerre & Senegal

Henri Camara – Sedan & Senegal

Mido – Ajax & Egypt