Still the best: Egypt’s Salah is named CAF African Player of the Year

Egypt, which had made headline s for securing the hosting rights for the Africa Nations Cup 2019, was smiling again as its star forward, Mohamed Salah was voted as the African Footballer of the Year for the second successive year.

Salah beat fellow nominees, Liverpool team mate Sadio Mane and Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at the Confederation of African Football’s awards ceremony in Dakar on Tuesday.

He edged the same two players last year in a vote decided by the technical directors and head coaches of 56 CAF member associations.

I dedicate this award to every female footballer on the…

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