Mohamed Salah once again named African Footballer of the Year
Mohamed Salah has been named African Footballer of the Year for a second successive year.
Salah beat fellow nominees, his Liverpool team-mate Sadio Mané and Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, at the Confederation of African Football’s awards ceremony in Dakar on Tuesday. The Egypt forward edged the same two players last year in a vote decided by the technical directors and head coaches of 56 Caf member associations.
“This award is very big for me, I love it because I saw it when I was young and I always had a dream to win it one day,” Salah said.
“I’m proud to win it twice, I must thank my family and my teammates, and I dedicate this award to my country, Egypt.”
Salah helped Liverpool reach the 2018 Champions League final but suffered a shoulder injury at the hands of Sergio Ramos during...
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