The African Champion 2017 is not on the list of players nominated for the BBC African Player of the Year 2017, published on November 11, unlike Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Nabi Keita, Victor Moses, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

The talent of Vincent Aboubakar is now visible because presently at all major meetings of African and European football, he has statistics that militate for him. This earned him the CAF Award nomination for Best African Player of the Year.

Aboubakar In Club, 2016-2017 season

The 25-year-old Cameroonian striker has made a copy well above average, since with Besiktas he won the Turkish Super Lig. In the Turkish first division championship, he finds the back of the net 12 times.

In the Turkish Cup, he played two matches with his club and scored 1 goal. In the Champions League, he plays the matches of the group stage, he scores 3 goals. Following their elimination from the Champions League group stage, Aboubakar and his teammates qualified Besiktas for the Europa League. Aboubakar played three games and scored three goals.

Aboubakar In The National Team, season 2016-2017

Aboubakar and the Indomitable Lions won the major competition of the African continent fifteen years after her last coronation. Certainly the Cameroonian striker did not play much but it was no longer decisive because he scored the assassin goal in the final of the AFCON (2-1) against the Pharaohs of Egypt.

This year 2017, his goals account totals 24 goals in 30 matches in all competitions and he is currently the top scorer in the Liga NOS (Portuguese D1) with 9 goals in 11 games.

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