Mohamed Salah is the 2018 Confederation of African Football Player for vanguard sports

Mohamed Salah is the 2018 Confederation of African Football Player for vanguard sports ,

The second consecutive year he has won the award. Egypt forward Salah, 26, beat Liverpool team-mate Sadio Mane

of Senegal and Arsenal and Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to the title.

He received the award at a ceremony in Senegal on Tuesday. Houston Dash and South Africa forward Thembi

Kgatlana was named Women’s Player of the Year. “I have dreamt of winning this award since I was a child and now I

have done so twice in a row,” Salah said. Salah was voted the BBC African Footballer of the Year for the second time in December. On Tuesday, Caf announced Egypt will host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

He scored 44 goals for Liverpool during the 2017-18 season, helping the Reds to the Champions League final before

scoring twice for Egypt at the World Cup in Russia. He has scored 16 goals in 29 appearances across all competitions

for Liverpool this season. Salah, Mane and Aubameyang were joined in the Team of the Year by Manchester United

defender Eric Bailly,

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