Algerian playmaker, Riyad Mahrez has been named the best player on the African continent by CAF.
The 25-year-old was vital in the success story of English side Leicester City. He was also adjudged PFA player of the year and BBC African Footballer of the Year.
Borussia Dortmund’s Gabonese forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was second and Senegal and Liverpool striker Sadio Mane came third.
Arsenal and Nigeria forward Alex Iwobi won the young player award.
Countryman and Manchester City striker, Kelechi Iheanacho was in contention for the honour.