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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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    Mané spotted with cracked iPhone — despite earning £150,000-a-week

Mané spotted with cracked iPhone — despite earning £150,000-a-week

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    FULL LIST: Ighalo missing as Oshoala, Osimhen make final cut for 2019 CAF awards

FULL LIST: Ighalo missing as Oshoala, Osimhen make final cut for 2019 CAF awards

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has released its final contenders for the 28th edition of its annual football awards, with Victor Osimhen, Samuel Chukwueze, and Asisat Oshoala as the representatives for Nigeria. While Odion Ighalo, former Super Eagles forward, who was the highest goal scorer during the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers and tournament, failed to make the final cut, Liverpool's duo [...]

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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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    Ronaldo missing as Messi wins record 6th Ballon d’Or

Ronaldo missing as Messi wins record 6th Ballon d’Or

Lionel Messi has been awarded the 2019 Ballon d’Or as Cristiano Ronaldo snubbed this year's edition of the awards. The Barcelona star won the award for a record sixth occasion, after previously lifting the prestigious individual trophy in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2015. He saw off strong competition from the likes of Liverpool’s Virgil Van Dijk and the Juventus star, who was one of the [...]

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    Mane stars as last-gasp penalty ensures Liverpool maintain winning run

Mane stars as last-gasp penalty ensures Liverpool maintain winning run

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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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