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    FULL LIST: Sadio Mane wins 2019 African footballer of the year

FULL LIST: Sadio Mane wins 2019 African footballer of the year

Senegal's Sadio Mane has beaten Mohamed Salah, his colleague in Liverpool, and Riyad Mahrez of Algeria, to be crowned 2019 Confederation of African Football (CAF) player of the year. The continent awards which celebrate African footballers and officials who have distinguished themselves during 2019 saw Mane win the prestigious award on Tuesday night -- on his fourth attempt. The Senegalese was finalist [...]

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    Liverpool beat Flamengo to win first-ever FIFA Club World Cup trophy

Liverpool beat Flamengo to win first-ever FIFA Club World Cup trophy

Liverpool FC beat Flamengo of Brazil to become world champions for the first time in their 127-year history. Jürgen Klopp's men clinched the 2019 FIFA Club World Cup trophy after pipping Copa Libertadores winners 1-0 in extra time at the Khalifa International stadium in Doha, Qatar on Saturday evening. Liverpool qualified for the FIFA's competition which consists of the best top clubs from [...]

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    Salah, Mane, Aubameyang share 2018/19 EPL Golden Boot

Salah, Mane, Aubameyang share 2018/19 EPL Golden Boot

Africa's trio of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are all English Premier League Golden Boot winners for the 2018/19 campaign season. The trio netted 22 times in the EPL with Manchester City's Sergio Aguero just missing out on the party with 21 goals for the season. Salah won the Golden Boot during his first campaign at Anfield in the 2017/18 [...]

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    CAF Awards: Again, Salah is crowned king of Africa

CAF Awards: Again, Salah is crowned king of Africa

Egypt's Mohamed Salah has been crowned the 2018 Confederation of African Football (CAF) player of the year. He beat his Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane and 2015 winner, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, to the gong. The winners were unveiled at the awards gala on Tuesday in Dakar, Senegal. Banyana Banyana's Christina Thembi Kgatlana won women's player of the year ahead of Super Falcons duo of Asisat [...]

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    Ndidi is only Nigerian in France Football’s African team of the year

Ndidi is only Nigerian in France Football’s African team of the year

Wilfred Ndidi has been named in France Football magazine's 2018 African team of the year. The Leicester City midfielder is the only Nigerian on the list published on Wednesday. Ndidi was praised by the magazine for his ball-winning abilities. He is paired with Ghana's Thomas Partey and Morocco's Hakim Ziyech in the midfield. Senegal’s Saido Mane and Egypt forward, Mohamed Salah, are the [...]

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    CAF awards: Salah, Mane among top three as Oshoala, Ordega put Nigeria in the mix

CAF awards: Salah, Mane among top three as Oshoala, Ordega put Nigeria in the mix

Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang have made the top three of the most prestigious individual prize in African football. A repeat of last year, the trio will be hoping to win the CAF player of the year crown for their exploits in 2018. The winner will be unveiled at the awards gala on January 8 in Dakar, Senegal. Gabonese icon Aubameyang [...]

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    Salah retains BBC African player of the year award

Salah retains BBC African player of the year award

Mohamed Salah has been named BBC's African best footballer for the second year in a row. The Liverpool FC star player fended off competition from his Anfield teammate Sadio Mane and Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly to claim the prize. Juventus defender Mehdi Benatia and Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey were also in the running for the award. The 26-year-old Salah finished his first [...]

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    Modric breaks 10-year Messi-Ronaldo duopoly to win FIFA best player award

Modric breaks 10-year Messi-Ronaldo duopoly to win FIFA best player award

Luka Modric has defeated fellow finalists, Mohamed Salah and Cristiano Ronaldo, to win the 2018 Best FIFA player award. The Croatian midfielder broke the 10-year duopoly of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo at the ceremony which held at the Royal Festival Hall in London on Monday. Modric was the player of the tournament at this summer's World Cup and also won the UEFA [...]

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    Mane, Salah are only Africans among nominees for FIFPro World 11

Mane, Salah are only Africans among nominees for FIFPro World 11

Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah are the African representatives among the 55 players nominated for the 2018 FIFA FIFPro World 11. On the list are five goalkeepers, 20 defenders, 15 midfielders and 15 strikers. The 2018 FIFPro list includes some familiar names and standout players in the last football season. With 11 players on the list, Real Madrid is the most-represented club. Spain (nine) and [...]

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    Messi snubbed as Salah battles Ronaldo, Modric for FIFA best player award

Messi snubbed as Salah battles Ronaldo, Modric for FIFA best player award

Egypt's Mohamed Salah is among the final three nominees for the 2018 FIFA best men's player award. Lionel Messi failed to make the final three-man list despite being part of the initial 10 nominees. Salah, the third African player to be shortlisted, is nominated alongside Luka Modric and Cristiano Ronaldo. The Egyptian helped Liverpool to the UEFA Champions League final in his maiden season. He [...]

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    Salah signs new five-year contract with Liverpool

Salah signs new five-year contract with Liverpool

Mohamed Salah has signed a new five-year contract at Liverpool. The Egyptian committed his future to the club after a sterling performance last season in the English Premier League. Salah scored 44 goals in 52 appearances. With the new deal, Salah will be at Anfield until 2023 and there's no release clause in the contract. The deal will see him become the highest earning [...]

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    Egyptian lawyer files €1bn lawsuit against Ramos over Salah’s injury

Egyptian lawyer files €1bn lawsuit against Ramos over Salah’s injury

Bassem Wahba, an Egyptian lawyer, has filed a €1 billion lawsuit against Sergio Ramos, claiming he "intentionally injured" Mohamed Salah during the Champions League final. Salah left the field in tears on Saturday when Real Madrid beat Liverpool to win a third straight Champions League title. Although there were fears that the 25-year-old may miss the World Cup, he assured fans on [...]

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    I’ll be in Russia for World Cup, injured Salah assures fans

I’ll be in Russia for World Cup, injured Salah assures fans

Mohamed Salah is confident that he will be in Russia for the World Cup. He was reduced to tears as he left the field during the first half of the Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid in Kiev. The Egyptian forward was wrestled to the ground after battling Sergio Ramos for the ball. The 25-year-old, who dislocated his shoulder as a [...]

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    Liverpool vs R’Madrid: Hunger to do ‘big things’ meets advantage of experience

Liverpool vs R’Madrid: Hunger to do ‘big things’ meets advantage of experience

In a few hours, Liverpool and Real Madrid will lock horns to decide the best team in Europe for the 2017/18 season. A bunch of moving parts -- the standout players, formation, tactical wit of the coaches -- will be at play when the run around begins in Kiev. Jurgen Klopp has lost his last five finals while Zidane has won two [...]

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    Liverpool’s Mo Salah wins PFA player of the year award

Liverpool’s Mo Salah wins PFA player of the year award

Mohamed Salah has been crowned the 2017/18 PFA player of the year after the spectacular season he's had with Liverpool. Liverpool bought the Egyptian forward from AS Roma for £34.3million last summer. He saw off tough competition from Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne to get the gong at Grosvenor House in central London on Sunday. Salah and De Bruyne have been the standout [...]

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    Salah wins CAF best player award, Oshoala crowned queen for the third time

Salah wins CAF best player award, Oshoala crowned queen for the third time

Liverpool star striker Mohamed Salah has won the 2017 aiteo/CAF footballer of the year award. Salah was announced as Africa's best male player on Thursday at a ceremony in Accra, Ghana. The Egyptian forward had an impressive 2016/17 season with AS Roma before joining Liverpool. Salah, recently named the BBC African footballer of the year, beat Liverpool compatriot, Sadio Mane and Gabon's Pierre-Emerick [...]

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