Egypt and Liverpool FC forward Mohamed Salah has won the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017 award.
Salah beats Nigeria player Victor Moses, Senegal player Sadio Mane, Guinea player Nabil Keita and Gabon international Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
He currently leads the scorer’s chart in the EPL with 13 goals and helped his country to their first World Cup since 1990, scoring 5 goals and assisting two, including the last against Congo that qualified the Pharaohs for Russia 2018.
In Italy, he scored 15 goals and made 11 others as he helped Roma finish second in Serie A, their best league placing in seven years, prior to joining Liverpool and scoring 13 times in his first 16 league games.
He’s the third Egyptian to win the award and the first since 2008.