Salah Lands Africa’s Top Football Player Award

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Salah crowned African Player of the Year (File Photo).

Dakar: REIGNING African Player of the Year Mohamed Salah beat his Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane and Gabonese icon and 2015 winner Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to land Africa’s top gong on Monday.

The ceremony was held in Dakar, Senegal.

Salah last year made history becoming the first Egyptian to be decorated Player of the Year since the inception of the awards scheme in 1992.

It is the second time, he has made the final three and Salah has his eyes set on joining the elite league of players to win the honour back-to-back.

Player of the Year
Mohamed Salah (Egypt & Liverpool)

Women’s Player of the Year
Chrestinah Thembi Kgatlana (South Africa & Houston Dash)

Youth Player of the Year
Achraf Hakimi (Morocco & Borussia Dortmunmd)

Men’s Coach of the Year
Herve Renard (Morocco)

Women’s Coach of the Year
Desiree Ellis (South Africa)

Men’s National Team of the Year
Mauritania

Women’s National Team of the Year
Nigeria

Platinum Award
His Excellency Macky Sall (President of the Republic of Senegal)

Federation President of the Year
Fouzi Lekjaa

Goal of the Year
Chrestinah Thembi Kgatlana (South Africa & Houston Dash)

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