BOA Awards: Iwobi, Salah, Aubameyang, Ndidi and others win big

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The players, of African origin, were celebrated at the BOA Awards, held in London on Monday evening

Alex Iwobi and his Arsenal teammate Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang alongside Mohamed Salah were among the big winners at 2018 Best of Africa Awards.

The BOA Awards is aimed at honouring and celebrating the philanthropic endeavours and achievements of players of African origin.

Iwobi received the Philanthropic Endeavour: Community Action award for the role the Nigeria international has played to impact communities, remarkably.

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Salah, currently enjoying a sensational debut season at Liverpool, headlined the names the Best of Africa Premier League XI.

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The 43-goal forward was joined on the list by Aubameyang, renowned EPL tackler Wilfred Ndidi, Nathan Ake, Eric Bailly, N’Golo Kante, Paul Pogba, Wilfried Zaha and Romelu Lukaku.

The duo of Vincent Kompany and Leroy Sane capped off the team after their exploits in Manchester City's remarkable run to the English Premier League title.