Victor Moses go follow fight to win the African Footballer of the Year award, the Confederation of African Football, Caf don yarn.
As dem announce am today, Moses, wey be key figure for Chelsea’s Premier League title triumph last season, go try win the prize.
Moses, wey play right wing-back role as Antonio Conte put am there for the start of last season, play evri match for the Blues as dem win the title, as the Nigerian shine for the wing due to a mix of im natural attacking qualities and the ability to defend in a mature way wen opposition collect possession.
As well as his success at club level, Moses too na main player for Nigeria squad wey qualify for next summer World Cup finals in Russia. He score two goals as Nigeria tidy Algeria 3 – 1, he also scatter post as dey knack Cameroon 4-0.
Moses go wan become the second Chelsea player wey go lift the award afta Didier Drogba collect the prize on two separate occasions, in 2009 and 2006. Both John Mikel Obi and Michael Essien finish in the top three at different times.
Leicester City’s Riyad Mahrez na last year winner.
Votes from a combination of head coaches and technical directors from national teams, as well as members of CAF’s (Confederation of African Football) Technical and Development Committee and a panel of media experts go decide the winner.
Dem go announce the winner for a ceremony in the Ghanaian capital Accra on 4 January 2018.
Full list of nominees:
Vincent Aboubakar (Cameroon & Porto)
Karim El Ahmadi (Morocco & Feyenoord)
Christian Atsu (Ghana & Newcastle)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon & Borussia Dortmund)
Eric Bailly (Cote d’Ivoire & Manchester United)
Cedric Bakambu (DR Congo & Villareal)
Keita Balde (Senegal & Monaco)
Christian Bassogog (Cameroon & Henan Jianye)
Yves Bissouma (Mali & Lille)
Khalid Boutaib (Morocco & Yeni Malatyaspor)
Yacine Brahimi (Algeria & Porto)
Essam El Hadary (Egypt & Al Taawoun)
Junior Kabananga (DR Congo & Astana)
Fackson Kapumbu (Zambia & Zesco)
Naby Keita (Guinea & RB Leipzig)
Ali Maaloul (Tunisia & Al Ahly)
Sadio Mane (Senegal & Liverpool)
Moussa Marega (Mali & Porto)
Victor Moses (Nigeria & Chelsea)
Youssef Msakni (Tunisia & Al Duhail)
Michael Olunga (Kenya & Girona)
Fabrice Ondoa (Cameroon & Sevilla)
Denis Onyango (Uganda & Mamelodi Sundowns)
Thomas Partey (Ghana & Atletico Madrid)
Mohamed Salah (Egypt & Liverpool)
Mbwana Samata (Tanzania & Genk)
Jean Michel Seri (Cote d’Ivoire & Nice)
Percy Tau (South Africa & Mamelodi Sundowns)
Bertrand Traore (Burkina Faso & Lyon)
William Troost-Ekong (Nigeria & Bursaspor)