The Gabon front man beat off competition from Manchester City’s Yaya Toure and Swansea City’s Andre Ayew who had excellent years of their own.
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Aubameyang has been one of Europa’s deadliest strikers this season scoring twenty seven goals in twenty seven games in all competitions.
Other winners on the night:
AFRICAN PLAYER OF THE YEAR – BASED IN AFRICA - Mbwana Aly SAMATTA
WOMEN’S PLAYER OF THE YEAR - Gaelle ENGANAMOUIT (Cameroon)
YOUTH PLAYER OF THE YEAR - Victor OSIMHEN (Nigeria)
MOST PROMISING TALENT OF THE YEAR - Etebo Peter OGHENEKARO (Nigeria)
COACH OF THE YEAR - Herve RENARD (France) – Former Coach of Cote d’Ivoire
REFEREE OF THE YEAR - Bakary Papa GASSAMA (Gambia)
NATIONAL TEAM OF THE YEAR - Cote d’Ivoire
WOMEN’S NATIONAL TEAM OF THE YEAR - Cameroon
CLUB OF THE YEAR - TP Mazembe (DR Congo)
Charles Kumi GYAMFI (Ghana)
Samuel MBAPPE LEPPE (Cameroon)