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Aubameyang, Mahrez, Mane on CAF African player shortlist [Sports on TMC]

Aubameyang, Mahrez, Mane on CAF African player shortlist [Sports on TMC]

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Borussia Dortmund and Gabon star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is in line to retain his African Player of the Year crown after making CAF’s final three-man shortlist on Thursday.

The 27-year-old French-born forward will go up against Leicester City and Algeria winger Riyad Mahrez and Liverpool and Senegal winger Sadio Mane for the prize.

For the African Player of the Year based in Africa, Ugandan and Mamelodi sundowns Goalkeeper Denis Onyango is in contention with the Zimbabwean forward Khama Billiat and Zambian Midfilder Rainford Kalaba .

The winners will be unveiled at the Glo-CAF Awards Gala on Thursday, 5 January 2017 in Abuja, Nigeria.

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