In-form Egyptian International Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Gabon’s Pierre Emerick Aubameyung are the three finalists for the 2017 CAF player of the year.
The trio will be competition for the award which comes of next month in Accra.
Salah, Mane and Aubemeyung were selected among a list of eleven players who were initially shortlisted for the top award.
The announcement of the final three was made on Monday morning at the Movinpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra.
Aubemeyung is eyeing his second CAF player of the year award having won it in 2015 whiles Sadio Mane will be hoping to receive the accolade after missing out last year to Algeria star Riyard Mahrez.
Mohamed Salah on the other hand for the first time makes the final three.
By Frank Darkwah