Egypt international, Mohammed Salah of Liverpool has been voted Africa Footballer of the year.
Salah, 25, has been in top form for both his club and country in the period under review.
The Egyptian star at the moment has 17 goals from 21 appearances for his Premier League club, Liverpool, this term.
He also played a pivotal role to help the Pharaohs reach the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia few months after losing the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations title to Cameroon.
With Thursday’s development, Salah is the first Egyptian to scoop the prestigious CAF award since its inception in 1992.