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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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    UCL: Brilliant Mane, Messi brace Liverpool, Barca into quarter finals

UCL: Brilliant Mane, Messi brace Liverpool, Barca into quarter finals

Sadio Mane scored twice to lead Liverpool into the quarter-finals with a 3-1 win at Bayern Munich.In the game played at Bayern's Alianz arena stadium, Jurgen Klopp's men reigned supreme, and their prolific Senegalese was the star of the show.The 26-year-old has been attracting interest from Real Madrid in recent days and showed has shown why in the 17th minute.Latching [...]

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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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    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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    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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    Moses fails to make final shortlist for CAF footballer of the year award

Moses fails to make final shortlist for CAF footballer of the year award

Nigerian wingback Victor Moses failed to make the top three nominees of the 2017 CAF footballer of the year award.The three finalists — Egypt's Mohammed Salah, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Gabon — were unveiled on Monday in Accra, Ghana.Super Falcons striker Oshoala, Chrestina Kgatlana of South Africa and Gabriela Ongueni of Cameroon were announced as the final three nominees for the [...]

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    Salah beats Moses, Mane to emerge BBC African footballer of the year

Salah beats Moses, Mane to emerge BBC African footballer of the year

Liverpool FC forward, Mohammed Salah, has won the 2017 BBC African footballer of the year award.Salah, who was nominated for the first time, beat fellow Liverpool colleague Sadio Mane to win the award.The Egyptian joined Liverpool from Roma in June. His impressive start earned him the player of the month award in August and September.Salah's superb start in England was [...]

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    Moses nominated for BBC African footballer of the year

Moses nominated for BBC African footballer of the year

Chelsea FC wingback Victor Moses has been nominated for the 2017 BBC African football player of the year.Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is also shortlisted for the award for the fifth consecutive time, while Liverpool Sadio Mane is nominated for the third time.Moses, Guinean Naby Keita and Mohammed Salah of Egypt made the shortlist for the first time.The nominees were [...]

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    Moses, Balogun make CAF best XI for 2018 World Cup qualifiers

Moses, Balogun make CAF best XI for 2018 World Cup qualifiers

Super Eagles duo of Victor Moses and Leon Balogun have been named in the best 11 of Confederation of African Football (CAF) of the FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifiers.The continental body made the announcement on their Twitter handle on Thursday.The best CAF XI is in a 4-4-2 formation with Balogun as one of the center-backs and Moses as the right [...]

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    Mane, Aubameyang represent Africa on 2017 Ballon d’Or shortlist

Mane, Aubameyang represent Africa on 2017 Ballon d’Or shortlist

The nominees for the 2017 Ballon d'Or have been announced.Senegalese striker Sadio Mane, who plays for Liverpool FC, and Borrusia Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are the only Africans in the running.The usual suspects, Neymar, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Lionel Messi were included on the shortlist.The prestigious award, which was aligned with FIFA from 2010 to 2015, has been won by either Ronaldo or Messi [...]

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    Liverpool outclass Arsenal at Anfield

Liverpool outclass Arsenal at Anfield

Arsene Wenger's 50th game against Liverpool ended in 3-1 defeat at Anfield as the hosts continued their outstanding performance in big games this season.The Reds were desperate to return to winning ways after a poor display against Leicester City on Monday evening.As early as the 9th minute, Roberto Firmino found space and slipped the ball past Hector Bellerin.In the 40th [...]

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    Clash of the ‘Lions’: Senegal seek revenge against Cameroon

Clash of the ‘Lions’: Senegal seek revenge against Cameroon

According to the pundits, Senegal's clash with Cameroon is the biggest game thus far in AFCON 2017.The Senegal team is currently one of the most exciting in African football but the lions of Cameroon will be a handful for any team any day.Franceville, venue of the match, will witness what is expected to be an intense encounter.In normal circumstances, a [...]

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    Aubameyang, Mahrez, Mane for 2016 CAF player award

Aubameyang, Mahrez, Mane for 2016 CAF player award

Current African footballer of the year, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Gabon will compete with Algerian Riyad Mahrez and Andrew Sadio Mane of Senegal for the 2016 edition of the award.The trio were announced in a statement by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Thursday.Aubameyang‎ is the current holder of the award for the year 2015."The trio made the cut following [...]

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