Mohammed Salah dedicates award to African children

Jonathan Hernandez
January 8, 2018

He won 2017 African Player of the Year in Ghana yesterday and Mane has moved to quash any talk of a rift between the two star forwards at Liverpool.

Salah helped Egypt reach the African Nations Cup final and qualify for this year's World Cup.

Salah has assisted Mané four times in the Premier League this season, with only Alvaro Morata and Cesar Azpilicueta providing more goals as a combination in the top flight.

"It was very hard to explain that moment to qualify to the World Cup after 28 years", he said at the awards ceremony in Ghana.

Salah first half of a year ago spent at Roma, where he became Vice-champion of Serie A and reached the final the Cup of Italy. I want to dedicate this award to the kids in Egypt and Africa. The awards ceremony took place on Thursday in Accra, the capital city of Ghana. "I had wonderful moments at Roma and Liverpool", Salah remarked after receiving the award.

Earlier, Mohammed Salah was voted the best African footballer of the year and according to the BBC.

Liverpool winger Sadio Mane insists that there is no hard feelings between himself and Mohamed Salah.

The National team of the year was Egypt having finished second at the 2017 AFCON and qualifying to the biggest football competition in the World and South Africa U20 women's team was named the National Women's team of the year.

Salah will also be up against Liverpool team mate Roberto Firmino after he chipped in with 4 goals and 2 assists in December while Chelsea's Marcos Alonso is also in the running after scoring 3 times for the Blues last month.

"We are happy to play together".

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