Mohamed Salah Adjudged As The Player Of The Year Of CAF African

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 received this award at a ceremony held in Senegal last Tuesday. After he was conferred with the title he said in a press conference that “I have always dreamt of winning this CAF award since I was a small child and now I have won it and that so twice in a row.” Thembi Kgatlana, the forward of South Africa and Houston Dash was named as the Player of the year in the women’s category. Mohamed was voted as the BBC best African Footballer of the year consecutively for the 2nd time in the last December. To achieve this award he scored a total of 44 goals for the club of Liverpool during the season of 2017-18 and helped the Reds to the final of Champions League before he scored twice for Egypt at Russia in the World Cup.

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.