Riyad Mahrez Wins BBC African Footballer Of The Year 2016 Award

Riyad Mahrez Wins BBC African Footballer Of The Year 2016 Award
Riyad Mahrez has been crowned the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2016.
Fans from across the world voted for the Algeria and Leicester
midfielder ahead of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Andre Ayew, Sadio Mane
and Yaya Toure.
Mahrez, 25, told BBC Sport:

 “It means a lot, it’s something big for African players so I am very happy, I am very proud.
“It’s
always good to receive awards and for African players it’s a huge
honour. To all the fans, thank you very much.Also I want to thank the
Algeria fans and dedicate this to them as well and for my family.”I just
have to carry on and keep going with my football and see what I can
do.”