Date: 6th December 2018 at 7:10am
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The 2018 BBC African Footballer of Year will be announced on December 14 with Medhi Benatia, Kalidou Koulibaly, Sadio Mane, Thomas Partey and Mohamed Salah the five men all vying to get their hands on the prestigious award.

So with just a week-and-a-half until the king is crowned, we reveal Shoot’s top-5 in order based on each player’s achievements this year.

Our decision is based on what each individual, their current clubs and international sides have accomplished over the past 12 months.

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