DZ Football understand that Riyad Mahrez will win the award for 2019 CAF African Goal of the Year at the 2019 CAF Awards.
Mahrez is not attending the award ceremony in Egypt, with Sadio Mane set to be crowned as the winner of 2019 CAF African Player of the Year.
The Algerian’s stunning free-kick against Nigeria in the semi-finals of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations is set to be awarded the goal of the year accolade.
The stunning strike in the 94th minute sent Algeria into the final, who went onto win the tournament in Cairo.
Algeria, Djamel Belmadi and Youcef Belaili are also up for other categories as nominees. Follow all the Algerian football news in English in 2020 with DZ Football.