The Confederation of African Football has revealed the final three players that will be in contention to win the 2017 African Player of the Year award.
Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane are joined by Borussia Dortmund star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as the final three contestants who will be part of the Aiteo CAF 2017 Awards gala, with the winner being announced on 4 January in Accra, Ghana.
Other Award Shortlists:
Top 3 finalists for Coach of the Year Award: Gernot Rohr, Hector Cuper, L’hussein Amoutta.
Top 3 finalists for National Team of the Year award: Cameroon, Egypt and Nigeria.
Top 3 finalists for Women’s National Team of the Year award: Ghana U20, Nigeria U20, South Africa (Banyana).
Top 3 finalists for Women’s National Team of the Year Award: Asisat Oshoala (Nigeria), Chrestina Kgatlana (Banyana) and Gabrielle Onguene (Cameroon)