Mohamed Salah wins second BBC African Footballer of the Year

14 December 2018 21:11 GMT

Mohamed Salah named BBC African Footballer of the Year 2018 to garner the award for the second time in a row.

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The 26-year-old Egyptian and Liverpool forward beat ou Medhi Benatia, Kalidou Koulibaly, his eam-mate at Anfield Sadio Mane and Thomas Partey to the prize.

“It’s a great feeling to win again. I’m happy and I would like to win it also next year!” said Salah to the BBC.

“There have been many good moments in 2018,” he added. “The game against Roma at Anfield [Champions League semi-final first leg] was unbelievable. I’m scoring goals and helping the team to get the points to be top of the league. That’s always a great feeling.”

Salah said his aim for 2019 is “to win something with the club so everyone is excited”.

“I try to push myself every day to help the team win something,” he added.


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