Egypt and Liverpool forward, Mohammed Salah has been named 2018 CAF’s Men’s Player of the Year.
Salah beat Sadio Mane and Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang to the award
It is Salah’s second consecutive award having won the 2017 edition too. The award ceremony was held at Dakar, the Senegalese capital.
The Super Falcons of Nigeria were crowned as the Women’s Team of the Year. Bayana Bayana forward, Chrestinah Kgatlana won the Women’s Player of the year while the South African female national team coach, Desiree Ellis won the Women’s National Team Coach of the Year.
Moroccan international and on-loan Borussia Dortmund player, Achraf Hakimi won the Youth Player of the Year, after beating Nigerian and favourite, Wilfred Ndidi to the award.
Morocco’s Coach, Nerve Renard won the CAF Coach of the Year.