Mohamed Salah sends proud message to Liverpool fans ahead of Everton clash

Marsha Scott
January 8, 2018

WorldStage Newsonline- Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has described his winning of the 2017 Confederation of African Football Player of the Year as a dream comes true.

Salah beat Liverpool team mate Sadio Mane of Senegal and Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to win the award on Thursday night in Accra, Ghana.

The talented fast winger helped the Egyptian national team qualify for the World Cup finals to be held next summer in Russian Federation.

He also had a hand in all seven of the goals that took the Pharaohs to qualification for their first World Cup since 1990.

Since joining Liverpool last summer from Roma, Salah has bagged 22 goals for the Reds in just 29 appearances, five of them coming in the UEFA Champions League and 17 in the English Premier League.

Mohamed Salah waves to the fans after Egypt qualify for the World Cup.

Salah, who was voted the BBC African Footballer of the Year in December, has enjoyed a stellar year for both club and country.

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"This is a big award for me, a special moment in my career".

"Fully well deserved to be crowned Africa's best, I must say. I want to tell them never to stop believing and dreaming".

Aubameyang was Bundesliga top scorer with 31 goals last season, holding off Bayern Munich and Poland ace Robert Lewandowski.

The award finalist is decided after all the head coaches or technical directors of national teams of Africa cast their vote.

Platinum Award - George Weah (President-Elect, Liberia).

"Referees already have their rewards and marks of recognition".

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