Moses nominated for BBC African Player award

Doug Mendoza
November 13, 2017

The victor will be announced on December 11.

Female footballer and Nigerian worldwide Asisat Lamina Oshoala MON has queried the exclusion of female nominee as voting for the BBC's African Player of the Year prize opens.

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) released its five-man shortlist for its African Footballer of the Year award.

Despite their Nations Cup triumph in February, no Cameroonian has made a list selected by a combination of Africa-based journalists and coaches, and BBC staff.

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Victor Moses scored a total of four goals in 40 games played in all competitions for Chelsea in 2016-17 season.

Mane has been a revelation since signing for Liverpool last season.

Senegal talisman Mane has been in incredible form for Liverpool since his African-record switch last season, and he carried that form over to the global stage as he helped Senegal qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 2002.

Moses was only a nominee back in 2013 while Leicester's Riyad Mahrez won past year.

Hakim Benammar: Tunisian player Youssef Msakni is one the best in Africa, also Salah, Mane, Moses, Aboubacar. He helped Nigeria qualify for the world cup in Russian Federation.

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