Liverpool's Mo Salah Caps Off Blistering Year By Winning African POTY Award

Mohamed Salah's goal

Even so, following Mané's high-profile miss in last month's Merseyside derby, when the Senegal worldwide elected to shoot rather than tee-up Salah or two other team-mates, both players faced questions about their relationship in Accra.

Egypt and Liverpool's striker Mohamed Salah made history Thursday as he became the second Egyptian football player to win Confederation of African Football (CAF) footballer of the year Award beating his club team mate Sadio Mane, from Senegal.

Salah's efforts in helping Egypt qualify for their first FIFA World Cup™ since 1990 and his sensational start with new club Liverpool in the English Premier League were crucial factors in him receiving the award.

After moving to Liverpool, Salah has continued with his insane form, scoring 23 goals already including 17 in the Premier League.

"I want to tell them to never stop dreaming, never stop believing."
2017 was an unbelievable year for me with the Egypt national team and my clubs.

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In the pre-CAF awards conference, Egypt worldwide and Liverpool's winger, Mohamed Salah, reflects on his career so far and his move to the Reds.

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp allowed his two shortlisted players to attend the ceremony in Ghana despite his side playing Everton in the FA Cup on Friday.

Salah scored 38 goals in 2017 for clubs and country - a big total for an inverted winger cum forward.

The award is traditionally voted for by the head coaches or technical directors of all Africa's national teams, but this is the first year CAF allowed captains of those teams to also vote.

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