Mohammed Salah has been named the best African Footballer for year 2017 in the CAF award night in Ghana. The Liverpool player has been in scintillating form for both club and his country after sealing a place for Egypt at the Russia 2018 World Cup. Salah was able to beat off competition from fellow Merseysider Saido Mane who represented Senegal.
Nigerian Asisat Oshoala has also been named the best player in the female category for the third time in her career. The Nigerian player plies her trade at Chinese side Dalian Quanjian F.C. in the Chinese Women’s Super League as a forward.