Mohamed Salah wins 2018 CAF African Participant of the 12 months award for the second time in a row, after scoring 44 objectives for Liverpool and Egypt in 2018.

Mohamed Salah wins 2018 CAF Player of the Year award lailasnews

The Liverpool ahead held off competitors from teammate Sadio Mane and Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to land the award.

Salah defended his crown after scoring 44 objectives for Liverpool and Egypt in 2018.

He completed because the 2017-18 Premier League Golden Boot winner with 32 objectives. An additional 16 objectives in 29 appearances throughout all competitions for Liverpool have adopted to this point this season, whereas Salah additionally contributed 4 objectives in three Africa Cup of Nations qualification outings for his nation in 2018.

A ballot of CAF’s nationwide groups’ head coaches and technical administrators, members of the governing physique’s technical and growth committee and a panel of media consultants chosen Salah because the continent’s excellent footballer in 2018.

The Egyptian obtained the accolade at a ceremony in Dakar, Senegal, final night time, the place he was additionally included within the Africa Greatest XI for 2018 alongside Mane and Naby Keita.

The 26-year-old’s performances all year long additionally noticed him retain the BBC African Footballer of the 12 months prize and end sixth within the Ballon d’Or standings.

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