Alex Iwobi, Victor Moses and the 4 other footballers who could win the 2017 African player of the year (Editorial)


Last week, Riyad Mahrez of Algeria and Leicester City was crowned Africa’s player of the year for 2016 due to his heroics and excellent season with Leicester City in the English Premier League. Well, based on his current form, it’s certainly a no-brainer if he doesn’t win the award in 2017 except he gets his mojo back which in the world of football sometimes never happens.

Some footballers (Nigerians inclusive) have been phenomenal this season and stand a huge chance of winning the prestigious 2017 accolade for Africa’s player of the year if they continue with their good form till the…

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