- Named African Player of the Year.
- Leading the Bundesliga goalscoring charts.
- On course for the European Golden Shoe award.
Starting with the award of African Player of the Year in January, he ended the calendar year at the top of the Bundesliga goalscoring charts and on course to win his first Torjägerkanone, with 16 goals in 15 appearances so far in 2016/17.
With 23 league goals to his name in 2016 all told, the irresistible Gabonese goalgetter has been on fire over the past 12 months.
Watch: Check out the video below for a reminder of why 2016 was a year to remember for the 27-year-old: