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Liverpool ace Salah sets sights on elite status

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Mohamed Salah might not have won his duel with Cristiano Ronaldo during the international break, but the Liverpool winger is on the verge of being ranked alongside the Portugal superstar after his record-breaking season. Salah was left frustrated by Ronaldo last week as he …

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Salah-less Egypt lose to Greece in World Cup warm-up

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Liverpool goal machine Mohamed Salah sat on the bench as Egypt barely created a chance when losing 1-0 to Greece Tuesday on a mixed night for African World Cup hopefuls. Tunisia and Morocco won for the second time during the FIFA international window, but Senegal …

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Ronaldo’s last-gasp two-goal show steals Salah limelight

Zurich, Switzerland | AFP | Cristiano Ronaldo hit two goals in stoppage time as European champions Portugal defeated Egypt 2-1 in a friendly international on Friday, winning his personal duel with Mohamed Salah who had put the seven-time African champions ahead. Ronaldo, appearing in his 900th career match, made his mark …

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Mourinho must stop Salah to keep Liverpool at bay

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has the tough task of keeping Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah quiet as Jurgen Klopp’s entertainers roll into town at the weekend — with second place in the Premier League the prize on offer. With Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City virtually assured …

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Salah takes Liverpool to second, West Brom cut adrift

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Jurgen Klopp described a near perfect Liverpool performance as a “joy to watch” as Mohamed Salah scored for the sixth straight game in a 4-1 thrashing of West Ham at Anfield on Saturday. Klopp’s men moved up into second in the Premier League by …

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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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