Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah is the 2018 Confederation of African
Football Player of the Year – the second consecutive year he has won the award.
Egypt forward Salah, 26, beat Liverpool team-mate Sadio Mane of Senegal and Arsenal and Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to the title. He received the award at a ceremony in Senegal. South Africa forward Thembi Kgatlana was named Women’s Player of the Year. Salah was voted the BBC African Footballer of the Year for the second time in December.