LIVE: BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017 | LIVE Coverage
The winner of the 2017 BBC African Footballer of the year will be revealed tonight.
The five contenders for the award include Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who currently plays for German Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund and the Gabon national team.
However, the favorite could be the English Premier League’s top-scorer, Mohamed Salah, who plays for Liverpool and the Egypt national team.
Another player in the Bundesliga is Naby Keita who represents RB Leipzig and the Guinea national team
Liverpool and Senegal winger Sadio Mane is another in with a big chance.
Then there is Chelsea’s wingback Victor Moses, who is a regular with the Nigeria national team.
Finally, there is Riyad Mahrez, who won the 2016 BBC African Footballer of the Year award following his prominent role in Leicester’s fairytale Premier League title.
Other previous winners of the award include Yaya Toure (2015 & 2013), Yacine Brahimi (2014), Christopher Katongo (2012) and Andre Ayew (2011).
LIVE COVERAGE starts @ 7:00 PM Cairo Local Time