The 2017 CAF awards will celebrate the best in African football in 2017 with the biggest prize to be won being the African footballer of the year.
The award will be a tussle between Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Ahead of the ceremony tonight, Thursday, December 4, NAIJ.com previews the ceremony and brings you all the most important information you need to know.
What awards will be handed out?
The main individual award categories are: Men's Player, Women's Player, Coach of the Year, National Team of the Year and Club of the Year.
In addition, there are the Fan and Referee, Most Promising Talent, as well as the Africa XI.
Where will the awards ceremony be held?
This year's awards ceremony will take place on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at the State House Banquet Hall, Accra, Ghana.
Where can I watch the ceremony?
The ceremony will be streamed live on CAF's YouTube channel while Supersport will broadcast it live for African viewers.
Who are the nominees nominees?
Men's footballer of the year: Mohamed Salah (Egypt), Sadio Mane (Senegal), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon)
Women's footballer of the year: Asisat Oshoala (Nigeria), Chrestina Kgatlana (South Africa), Gabrielle Aboudi Onguene (Cameroon)
Men's coach of the year: Gernot Rohr (Nigeria), Hector Cuper (Egypt), L'Hussein Amoutta (Wydad Athletic Club)
Youth player of the year: Patson Daka, Salam Giddou, Krepin Diatta
National team of the year: Egypt national football team, Cameroon national football team, Nigeria national football team
Women's national team of the year: Nigeria women's national under-20 football team, South Africa women's national football team, Ghana women's national under-20 football team
African Team of the year: Al Ahly SC, TP Mazembe, Wydad AC
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