Chelsea right-back, Victor Moses, has been nominated for the BBC African Footballer of the Year for 2017.
The was made known on Saturday in London during a special live launch broadcast.
Other stars nominated are Gabon and Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Guinea and RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita, Senegal and Liverpool forward Sadio Mane, and Egypt and Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah.
Moses is also on a 30-man shortlist for the CAF African Footballer of the Year Award along the BBC nominees.
The winger won the English Premier League with Chelsea last season, also leading Nigeria to the World Cup in Russia.
He could become the first Nigerian player to win the award since Jay-Jay Okocha emerged winner in the year 2004.
BBC will announce the winner of this year’s award on Monday, 11 December.