Mohamed Salah voted African Footballer of the Year for second successive year

first_img Reuters DakarJanuary 9, 2019UPDATED: January 9, 2019 09:55 IST Salah had edged the same two players – Sadio Mane and Aubameyang – last year as well (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSSalah helped Liverpool reach the 2018 Champions League finalHe has scored 13 Premier League goals this season to guide Liverpool to the top of the standingsIt is the third time an Egyptian player has claimed the titleEgypt striker Mohamed Salah was voted as the African Footballer of the Year for the second successive year at the Confederation of African Football’s awards ceremony in Dakar on Tuesday.Salah beat fellow nominees, Liverpool team mate Sadio Mane and Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.He edged the same two players last year in a vote decided by the technical directors and head coaches of 56 CAF member associations.”This award is very big for me, I love it because I saw it when I was young and I always had a dream to win it one day,” Salah said when collecting his trophy for his 2018 exploits.”I’m proud to win it twice, I must thank my family and my team mates, and I dedicate this award to my country, Egypt.”Salah helped Liverpool reach the 2018 Champions League final but suffered a shoulder injury during the 3-1 defeat by Real Madrid in Kiev.That injury raised doubts about his World Cup participation but he regained fitness to represent Egypt in the finals in Russia, scoring twice as they exited in the first round.He has scored 13 Premier League goals this season to guide Liverpool to the top of the standings.It is the third time an Egyptian player has claimed the crown, with Mahmoud El Khatib’s 1983 victory being the other occasion.Also Watch:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byrohan sen Tags :Follow Mohamed SalahFollow African Footballer of the Year Mohamed Salah voted African Footballer of the Year for second successive yearLiverpool striker Mohamed Salah beat fellow nominees, team mate Sadio Mane and Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.advertisementlast_img read more

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CPL tickets for first 3 Guyana matches to go on sale

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedTickets for Warriors September matches go on sale from MondayAugust 11, 2018In “latest news”CPL 2018: New Warriors authentic merchandise available at ticketing officeJuly 28, 2018In “Sports”Tickets for October CPL matches in Guyana on sale from Monday  September 7, 2019In “latest news” The CPL Ticket Office on Camp and Quamina StreetsTicket sales for the Guyana Amazon Warriors first Three (3) home matches of the Hero Caribbean Premiere League (CPL) will commence on Thursday July 19, 2018 at the CPL Guyana Office located at 238 Camp and Quamina Streets, Georgetown.According to an official statement from the local organizing committee, from 09:00h, patrons will be allowed to purchase tickets to see the Warriors take on St Kitts Patriots, Barbados Tridents and the St Lucia Stars on August 9, 11 and 12 respectively at Providence.It was outlined that tickets can be purchased from 8am to 5pm on Weekdays and from 9am to 1pm on Saturdays.  The costs of tickets for this year’s CPL matches are as follows:RED AND GREEN STANDS – G$5,000 ORANGE STAND – G$3,000 GRASS MOUND – G$2,500According to the local organizing committee, there have been numerous “enquiries regarding the sale of tickets for the CPL games and with this in mind fans and cricket enthusiasts are advised to make early purchases so as to avoid the rush as we get closer to Match Days.”The first three home matches scheduled to be played at the Providence Stadium as follows:Thursday 9 th August – Guyana Amazon Warriors vs St. Kitts Patriots at 6:00pm Saturday 11th August – Guyana Amazon Warriors vs St Lucia Stars at 4:00pm Sunday 12th August – Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Barbados Tridents at 6:00pmIt was reiterated that only tickets for the first three group matches (9th, 11th and 12th of August) will be available for sale from tomorrow, while tickets sales for the matches scheduled for the 8th and 9th of September will be announced later.For further information on ticketing please feel free to contact the CPL Guyana office on telephone numbers 231-5344 and 231-2035 and on e-mail – [email protected] launch and a press conference is expected to be held at the Camp and Quamina Streets office on Thursday at 10am. read more

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