Was An Unbelievable Year For Me - Salah

Was An Unbelievable Year For Me - Salah

Salah has had an incredible season with Liverpool, scoring 23 goals for his team, including 17 goals in the Premier League, to be the league's top goal scorer.

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

Salah, who has scored 23 goals for Liverpool this season, beat his Liverpool teammate from Senegal Sadio Mane and popular Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to emerge the top African soccer player.

Salah, 25, polled 625 points from a voting panel made up of national team coaches and captains, plus a selection of officials and journalists, to win the award.

Argentine Coach Hector Cuper was named coach of the year for his role in Egypt's qualification for the FIFA World Cup after a 28-year wait.

"If I can win this award twice, three, four times and even 20 times, I want to win it", the former Basel winger said.




"I have always wanted to be here [one of Africa's best players]", said Salah.

"I would like to dedicate it to all the kids in Africa and Egypt, I want to tell them to never stop dreaming, never stop believing".

Salah received the price at an award ceremony held at the Confederation of African Football in Accra, Ghana.

Salah had bagged a number of awards this season such as the BCC African Footballer of the year and Arab player of the year.

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.

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