Sadio Mane has been crowned the 2022 Africa Player of the Year at the CAF football awards held in Rabat, Morocco on Thursday evening.
The 30-year-old Senegal attacker beat off competition from compatriot Edouard Mendy and former Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah.
The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations winner was presented with the award at a colourful ceremony in Rabat.
The new Bayern Munich forward had a successful campaign last season, helping Liverpool win the a domestic double of FA Cup and the Carabao Cup.
He was also a part of the Liverpool team that reached the final of the UEFA Champions League last season.
Internationally, he played a key role as Senegal won the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time in their history.
The Teranga Lions also beat Egypt to qualify for the World Cup.