Mohamed Salah of the Liverpool has become the Player of this Year of Confederation of Football of Africa, 2018. By winning this award he became the player to win it for 2 consecutive years. Salah, the forward of Egypt, who is 26 years old, defeated his teammate from Liverpool named Sadio Mane of Arsenal and Senegal and the striker of Gabon named Pierre Aubameyang to win the title.
He has managed to score a total of 16 goals across all of the competitions for the club of Liverpool in this season. Mohamed, Mane, and Pierre were joined by the defender Eric Bailly of Manchester United in the Team of this year, along with Riyad Mahrez (the midfielder of Manchester City), Naby Keita ( midfielder of Liverpool and Serge Aurier (the full-back of Tottenham). On last Tuesday, CAF also announced that Egypt is going to host the Africa Cup of Nations, 2019.