BREAKING NEWS: Mane is Africa’s top player

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Sadio Mane has claimed his first CAF African Player of the Year award, holding off competition from Mohamed Salah and Riyad Mahrez.

Mane was a standout player as Liverpool went all the way in the 2018-19 Champions League, while he has also enjoyed a strong start to the 2019-20 Premier League campaign.

The Senegal international placed in the top three in each of the previous three years, finishing runner-up to Salah in 2017 and 2018, and third in 2016, when Mahrez came first.

Winners of #CAFAwards2019 ‬

‪Men’s Player of the Year: Sadio Mane‬

‪African Women’s Player of the Year: Asisat Oshoala

‪African Interclubs Player of the Year: Youcef Belaili ‬

‪African Youth Player of the Year: Achraf Hakimi

‪Women’s African Coach of the Year: Desiree Ellis‬

‪Men’s African Coach of the Year: Djamel Belmadi‬

‪The Women’s National Team of the Year: Cameroon

‪African Men’s Team of the Year: Algeria ‬
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‪Best African Goal of the Year: Riyad Mahrez‬

‪Federation of the Year award: The Egyptian Football Association‬

‪African Club President of the Year: Moise Katumbi

By FARPost Reporter 

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