Five nominees for the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2016 will be revealed On Saturday and voting will open.
The names will be announced in a live show on BBC World TV and BBC World Service radio, starting at 18:00 GMT.
Fans of African football worldwide will be able to vote via the BBC African football website from 18:50.
Voting will close at 18:00 on Monday, 28 November and the winner revealed live on Focus on Africa TV and radio on Monday 12 December at 17:35.
A panel of former African internationals and football experts will be in attendance at the special show on Saturday.
The show will be hosted by Peter Okwoche and there will be discussions of the 2016 nominees and a review of the year in African football.