Ryad Mahrez beat off competition from Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang and Sadio Mane to win 2016 CAF African Footballer of the Year
The Algerian playmaker inspired Leicester City to a historic English Premier League title last season and was subsequently voted the PFA Players Player of the Season-the first by an African.
Borussia Dortmund's Gabonese forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was second and Senegal and Liverpool striker Sadio Mane came third
Arsenal and Nigeria forward Alex Iwobi won the young player award.
Countryman and Manchester City striker, Kelechi Iheanacho was in contention for the honour.