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Victor Moses nominated for BBC African Footballer of the Year award

13 November 2017, 02:09 | Pamela Mathis

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African Footballer of the Year

The victor of this year's award will be announced on Monday 11 December.

The shortlisted players are Victor Moses - Chelsea; Sadio Mane - Liverpool; Mo Salah - Liverpool; Naby Keita - RB Leipzig; and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang - Borussia Dortmund.

The BBC Sport and BBC Africa websites will also carry the announcement.

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) released its five-man shortlist for its African Footballer of the Year award.

Aubameyang celebrates his fifth-consecutive shortlisting and Mane is nominated for a third time, while the other players are first-time nominees.

BBC's African Footballer of the Year shortlisted five: Mane (top, left), Moses (center, left), Salah (bottom, left), Aubameyang (top, right) and Kieta (bottom, right).

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The winger won the English Premier League with Chelsea last season, also leading Nigeria to the World Cup in Russian Federation.

The Egyptian has scored seven goals in eleven league games so far this season, becoming a central part of Liverpool's attack.

Liverpool's then-record buy finished his first season at the club as the joint top scorer as the Reds qualified for the Champions League with only their second top-four finish in eight years.

Moses was a nominee back in 2013. He also helped Nigeria qualify for Russian Federation 2018.

Salah was included in the list following impressive performances on both club and national team level.



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