Player of the Year award is given to the player of African nationality who has had the most successful year-in-review.
The winners of the category is decided by votes from the Head Coaches/Technical Directors of the National Associations affiliated to CAF.
The winner in each of the categories will be announced at the Awards Gala on January 4, 2018 in Accra, Ghana.
See the full shortlist below.
Bertrand Traore – Burkina Faso/Lyon
Mo Salah – Egypt/Liverpool
Yacine Brahimi – Algeria/Porto
Karim El-Ahmadi – Morocco/Feyenoord
Keita Balde – Senegal/Monaco
Naby Keita – Guinea/Liepzig
Dennis Onyango – Kenya/Mamelodi Sundowns
Vincent Aboubakar – Cameroon/FC Porto
Sadio Mane – Senegal/Liverpool
P.E. Aubameyang – Gabon/Borussia Dortmund
Victor Moses – Nigeria/Chelsea