The BBC over the weekend in Lagos announced the five nominees for the 2018 BBC African Footballer of the Year award.
The 2018 nominees are:
Medhi Benatia – Juventus and Morocco
Kalidou Koulibaly – Napoli and Senegal
Sadio Mané – Liverpool and Senegal
Thomas Partey – Atletico Madrid and Ghana
Mohamed Salah – Liverpool and Egypt
kicked off at 1900 GMT on Saturday, 17th November and will run until
2000 GMT on Sunday, 2nd December when the vote closes.
The public can vote online for their favourite player by visiting: www.bbc.com/africanfootball, where you can also find the Terms and Privacy Notice.
winner of BBC African Footballer of the Year 2018 will be revealed live
during Focus on Africa on BBC World News and BBC World Service on
Friday, 14th December at 1730 GMT.
This prestigious award has been picked up by the following in the past; Mohamed Salah (2017); Riyad Mahrez (2016), Yaya Touré (2015 and 2013); and Yacine Brahimi (2014).
Football fans can stay up to date with this year’s competition on www.bbc.com/africanfootball and by searching #BBCAFOTY on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
BBC News Africa and BBC Sport will also be the online home of social and digital extras, including video profiles.