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Salah the star African performer in Europe

Paris, France | AFP | Mohamed Salah was the star African performer in Europe at the weekend, netting twice to close within one goal of Harry Kane in the English Premier League leading scorer race. The Egypt sharpshooter and 2017 African Footballer of the Year twice gave Liverpool the lead in …

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Salah goes from Chelsea flop to African king

Accra, Ghana | AFP |  It took Liverpool and Egypt star Mohamed Salah just three years to transform from a Chelsea reject to being crowned African Player of the Year in Ghana Thursday. Salah failed to blossom after moving from Swiss outfit Basel to Stamford Bridge, leading to him being …

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LIVE: African Player of the Year awards

Salah completes awards hat-trick Accra, Ghana | AFP | Liverpool star Mohamed Salah is the African Player of the Year. The Egyptian, scorer of 23 goals in all competitions midway through his first season at Anfield, has now been voted African Player of the year, BBC African Footballer of the …

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Egypt’s Salah favourite to complete awards hat-trick

Accra, Ghana | AFP | Liverpool star Mohamed Salah hopes to add the African Player of the Year award in Ghana Thursday to his rapidly expanding collection of individual honours. The Egyptian, scorer of 23 goals in all competitions midway through his first season at Anfield, has been voted BBC …

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Salah set to kick off Africa’s year with award

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | In a World Cup year, African football has plenty to look forward to, but it will open 2018 with a glance back at the achievements of one of its stars. Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah is expected to be crowned African Player of the Year in Ghana …

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Salah inspires Liverpool, Chelsea crush Stoke

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Liverpool celebrated Virgil van Dijk’s arrival at Anfield by coming from behind to beat Leicester City 2-1 thanks to Mohamed Salah’s brace as Chelsea crushed Stoke City 5-0 in the Premier League on Saturday. Van Dijk, signed from Southampton for a world record fee …

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Aubameyang, Mane, Salah to contest CAF award

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Prolific goalscorers Mohamed Salah of Egypt and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Gabon were named on Monday among the three finalists for the African Player of the Year award. Sadio Mane of Senegal completes a list announced in Ghana for the highest annual Confederation of African Football …

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Chelsea ‘old boy’ Salah concerns Conte

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is wary of former Blues forward Mohamed Salah as he insisted a heavy travel schedule could be no excuse for a sub-standard performance against Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday. The Egyptian has made a big splash since returning to the …

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Liverpool star Salah backs Egypt women’s rights campaign

Cairo, Egypt | AFP | Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has thrown his support behind a UN-sponsored campaign to end violence against women in his homeland Egypt where sexual harassment is rampant. Hundreds of thousands of people viewed an animated video teaching men to respect women and their rights after national team …

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Salah goals take Egypt to 2018 World Cup

Standings Group E ??EGY – 12pts ??UGA – 8pts ??GHA – 6pts ??CGO Cairo, Egypt | AFP | Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah converted a stoppage-time penalty to give Egypt a dramatic 2-1 win over Congo Brazzaville Sunday and a place at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Salah put Egypt ahead …

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