Riyad Mahrez (Algeria and Leicester) has been named the BBC African Footballer of the Year for 2016🎉
Riyad Mahrez and Sadio Mane were pitted against each other in the final 2, beating out 3 other contenders for the prestigious award, including Yaya Toure, last year's winner:
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon and Borussia Dortmund)
Andre Ayew (Ghana and West Ham)
Yaya Toure (Ivory Coast and Manchester City)
The panellists comprised former South Africa captain Steven Pienaar, DR Congo's Lomana LuaLua and England women's international Eniola Aluko, whose brother Sone played for Nigeria.
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