And the winner of 2016 BBC African Footballer of the Year award goes to …

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Fans from across the world voted for the African footballer of the year. The winner is non other than Algeria and Leicester midfielder, Winger Mahrez, who won ahead of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Andre Ayew, Sadio Mane and Yaya Toure.

Mahrez, 25, told BBC Sport: “It means a lot, it’s something big for African players so I am very happy, I am very proud.

“It’s always good to receive awards and for African players it’s a huge honor. To all the fans, thank you very much.”

He added: “Also I want to thank the Algeria fans and dedicate this to them as well and for my family.

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