BREAKING NEWS: Salah wins BBC award back to back
Africa Focus By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 14/12/2018
Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has won the 2018 BBC African Footballer of the Year award for back to back.The 26-year-old Egypt international beat Reds teammate Sadio Mane, Medhi Benatia (Morocco), Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal) and Thomas
Former Chelsea star has continued into the current campaign and his winner against Napoli in Tuesday’s Champions League tie increased his tally for the season to 13 strikes.Salah becomes the first player since Nigerian Jay-Jay Okocha to win in consecutive years.
⚡⚽ He's done it again! @MoSalah is this year's BBC African Footballer of the Year! ⚡⚽The @LFC forward who also plays for Egypt's national team is your #BBCAFOTY winner! 🇪🇬 pic.twitter.com/BwFhmMEzNv — BBC News Africa (@BBCAfrica) December 14, 2018