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Egyptian Mohamed Salah has been voted BBC African Footballer of the Year for 2017.

Following a record number of votes, the Liverpool star won ahead of Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Guinean Naby Keita, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Nigeria’s Victor Moses.

Nigeria’s Kano Pillars at the weekend defeated Ghana’s State Soccer team, Rolling Rockets 8-1 in the AfriGlobal Unity Skate Soccer Fiesta at the Agege Stadium in Lagos.

The competition, which was organized by International Federation for Skate Soccer (IFSS) and co-sponsored by AfriGlobal Group and Binatone, was well attended by the fans.

Nigeria came back from one goal down to beat their arch rivals in the returned leg on Saturday after losing to Ghana 3-2 in the first leg in Ghana.

Real Madrid beat Juventus 4-1 to lift the Champions League trophy last season

Chelsea have been drawn against Barcelona in the last 16 of the Champions League, while Tottenham will face Italian champions Juventus.

Premier League leaders Manchester City will play Switzerland's Basel, Manchester United face La Liga side Sevilla and Liverpool take on Portugal's Porto.

Holders Real Madrid will face Paris St-Germain.

Manchester City went 11 points clear with a record 14th consecutive Premier League win in an entertaining derby against Manchester United at Old Trafford.

The visitors dominated the first half and deservedly led when David Silva hooked in from a corner just before the break after Romelu Lukaku headed the ball into the Spain midfielder's path.

Liverpool scored 23 goals in six Champions League group matches

Britain's seven teams in the Champions League and Europa League will discover their second-round opponents when the draws are made on Monday from 11:00 GMT in Nyon, Switzerland.

A record five English teams are in the Champions League last-16 round.

Tottenham, Manchester City, Manchester United and Liverpool all won their groups, with Chelsea finishing second in theirs.

Captain Wayne Rooney scored from the penalty spot as Everton came from behind against Liverpool to earn a draw in the Merseyside derby at Anfield.

Mohamed Salah's sublime curling finish from an angle towards the end of the first half was reward for the total dominance of Jurgen Klopp's side.

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