African Footballer of the Year: Riyad Mahrez
January 6 , 2017
Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez has been named the African Footballer of the Year. He is the first Algerian to receive the award. The award ceremony took place in Abuja, Nigeria. He beat Patrick-Emerick Aubameyang of Gabon, 2015 winner and Sadio Mane, Senegal striker.