Register Login Scores

African Football

5 Nominees For BBC African Player Of The Year Announced

The five nominees for the prestigious BBC African Player of the Year award were revealed on Saturday evening, and there were a few big names left out.

Click through the gallery to see the five players nominated for the award.

Liverpool and Egypt star Mohamed Salah lifted the accolade in 2017 following his exploits in the Premier League and World Cup qualifiers.

The Egyptian will have the chance to defend his crown after he was nominated for the 2018 edition.

Salah's Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane was among the nominees after his exploits for Senegal and the Reds over the past year.

The nominees list was rounded out by Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly, Juventus' Medhi Benatia and Atletico Madrid's Thomas Partey.

However, there was no place for Riyad Mahrez, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Naby Keita.

Voting closes on 2 December 2018, with the final decision on the winner being revealed on 14 December 2018 on BBC World.

Read: Salah Rescues Egypt, Former Downs Striker Nets Four

Who do you think should win this year's award? Have your say in the comment section below.


Top 5

Chiefs To Put Billiat On The Market

128 Feb 26, 2021 09:58 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Another Multimillion-Rand Claim Against Celtic?

5 Feb 26, 2021 01:42 PM in Siyagobhoza

20 Nominees For Stadium Of The Year Revealed

3 Feb 25, 2021 08:27 PM in World News

Can Sundowns Trio Emulate ‘CBD’?

23 Feb 26, 2021 03:59 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Gallery: Shocking State Of SA's Iconic Stadiums

26 Feb 23, 2021 12:00 PM in PSL

Chiefs To Put Billiat On The Market

128 Feb 26, 2021 09:58 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

10 Players Who Came From Rich Families

Feb 23, 2021 07:25 PM in World News

R3m For Benni’s Influential Duo?

1 Feb 26, 2021 03:01 PM in Siyagobhoza

Chiefs Confirm Special Flight, Release Travelling Squad

172 Feb 25, 2021 01:02 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

The Highest-Paid African Stars In The EPL

18 Feb 02, 2021 07:14 PM in English Premier League

Another Ex-Bafana Star To Land PSL Coaching Job

Feb 25, 2021 05:01 PM in Siyagobhoza

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

23 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Injury Update On Pirates’ Lorch

7 Feb 26, 2021 07:24 AM in Orlando Pirates