Egyptian international player Mohamed Salah، Liverpool’s winger is nominated for the BBC African Footballer of the Year Award in 2018.
Medhi Benatia، Kalidou Koulibaly، Sadio Mane،Thomas Partey and Mohamed Salah are all in contention for the award.
The magazine’s choice of Salah was based on his role in pushing Egypt towards the qualifying round of the World Cup that will be held in Russia. This is the first time in 28 years Egypt has qualified for the World Cup.
Voting will open at 19:00 on 17 November and close on 2 December at 20:00. The final result will be revealed in a programme broadcast on BBC World News on 14 December at 17:30 GMT.
The BBC Sport and BBC Africa websites will also carry the announcement.