Moses Shortlisted For BBC African Footballer Of The Year Award

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Victor Moses is hoping to win the 2017 BBC Africa footballer of the year award having been shortlisted for the prize following his striking outing for Chelsea last season. The BBC Sport and BBC Africa websites will also carry the announcement.

The Chelsea winger has been nominated alongsode, Sadio Mane, Mohammed Salah and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Both Salah and Mane have been in great form for the Reds this season, with Salah making an instant impact since joining from Roma in the Summer.

Mane's fine form for Liverpool has carried over to the global stage as the winger helped Senegal qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 2002.

In addition, incoming Liverpool signing Naby Keita made the list. A clinical victory over South Africa at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane sealed their place in Russian Federation, with Mane key to the Teranga Lions' victory with both assists in a 2-0 win.

Twenty-eight-year-old Aubameyang netted 35 goals and won the German Cup - becoming the Bundesliga top scorer - the first African to achieve the feat. He has three goals in five league games this season.

Last season, Moses helped his club to top the Premier League as well as notch an FA Cup runner-up finish.

Salah, who is part at Egypt's national team, and footballer Ahmed Hegazi were selected on Tuesday as the "Best 11 players" who will be part of the World Football Team of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers by the Confederation of the African Football.

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