Mohamed Salah voted African Footballer of the Year

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After a record-breaking 44-goal season for Liverpool in 2017/18 where he won the Premier League Golden Boot and guided the Reds to the Champions League final, Salah was awarded yet another prize from the CAF for his sensational performances.

The main award of the night will pit the same nominees as 2017 - Egypt's Mohamed Salah, Senegal's Sadio Mane and Gabon's Pierre Emerick Aubameyang.

With his trophy in hand, Salah throws some shapes that you've most likely seen at a family wedding at some point in your life.

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Mohamed Salah has been named CAF African Player of the Year for the second successive year.

Egypt crushed sole rivals South Africa 16-1 earlier on Tuesday in a CAF executive committee vote in Dakar to decide which country succeeded Cameroon as 2019 Cup of Nations hosts.

Salah also beat these two players last year for him to win the player of the year award for the first time in his career.

Salah becomes the fourth player to retain the African Player of the Year award.

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Salah was born in a northern Egyptian town Nagrig and used to make eight-hour return trips on buses to train with Cairo-based El Mokawloon (Arab Contractors). Early in his career Salah found scoring hard, resulting in him quitting Chelsea for Italian outfits Fiorentina and then Roma.

He also scored twice at the World Cup, which was Egypt's first appearance in the tournament since 1990.

Thembi Kgatlana of South Africa beat Nigeria's Asisat Oshoala and Franseca Ordega to pick up the Women's Player of the Year gong, while the Super Falcons were named Women's National team of the Year.

Men's National Team of the Year: Madagascar, Mauritania, Uganda.

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Kgatlana also took the Goal of the Year award.

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