Mo Salah is 2018 African Player of the Year
Liverpool and Egyptian sensation, Mohamed Salah has been named the African Player of the Year 2018.
This is the second time the Egyptian forward will be winning the awards in a row.
The CAF Awards was held in Senegal.
The Confederation of African Football also announced this via its official Twitter handle, @CAF_Online.
Mohamed Salah is the African Player of the Year 2018. For the second time in a row #AiteoCAFAwards18 pic.twitter.com/iLKIFDnZqB
— CAF (@CAF_Online) January 8, 2019
South Africa’s Chrestinah Thembi Kgatlana won the 2018 African Women’s Player of the Year.
Nigeria’s Female team is the Women’s team of the Year.
Achraf Hakimi was also named the Youth Player of the Year for 2018.
Africa Best XI for 2018 is: Aubameyang, Mane, Salah, Mahrez, Partey, Keita, Koulibaly, Bailly, Benatia, Aurier and Onyango.
Mo Salah has now won the BBC African Player of the Year in 2017 and 2018 and the CAF African Player of the Year for both years as well. He was also named the PFA Player’s Player of the year for 2018 among several other prestigious awards.