The CAF African Player of the Year has again been awarded to Mohamed Salah. The Liverpool forward held off competition from teammate Sadio Mane and Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to win the award.
CAF’s national teams’ head coaches and technical directors conduct poll. Also, members of the governing body’s technical.
Development committee and a panel of media expert’s voting favored selected Salah as the continent’s outstanding footballer in 2018.
In other words, after the poll the CAF African Player of the Year goes to Mohamed Salah
Receiving accolade at a ceremony in Dakar, Senegal, on Tuesday evening, Salah was also included in the Africa Best XI for 2018 alongside Liverpool teammate, Mane and Naby Keita.
After scoring 44 times during a 2017-18 campaign. The Liverpool forward helped his club reach the Champions League final, before then netting twice at last summer’s World Cup.
For instants, 16 goals in 29 appearances across all competitions for Liverpool have followed so far this season. In this view. He scored four goals in three Africa Cup of Nations qualification outings for his country in 2018.
The 26-year-old’s performances throughout the year also saw him retain the BBC African Footballer of the Year prize and finish sixth in the Ballon d’Or standings.