Sadio Mane named African Player of the Year
Addis Ababa, January 8, 2020 (FBC) -Liverpool’s Sadio Mane has been named the Confederation of African Football’s (Caf) Player of the Year.
The Senegal forward beat Liverpool team-mate and Egypt forward Mohamed Salah and Manchester City’s Algerian winger Riyad Mahrez to the award.
Mane, 27, helped the Reds to the 2018-19 Champions League title, scoring 30 goals in all competitions last season.
He has scored 15 goals so far in 2019-20, with Liverpool 13 points clear at the top of the Premier League table.