Egypt and Liverpool forward, Mohammed Salah has been adjud
ged the CAF African player of the year 2017 in Accra on Thursday night.
He was voted the player of the year ahead of his Anfield team mate, Sadio Mane and Pierre-Emerick Aubamayang of Burrusia Dortmund.
The 25-year-old turned in a stunning campaign for Liverpool in 2017 as he scored 17 goals in 21 games after joining the English Premier League side from AS Roma.
Salah helped Egypt to a second place finish at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, including goals against Ghana and Burkina Faso. His brace against Congo in October helped the Pharaoh qualify for their first Fifa World Cup since 1990 to round off a sensational year.
The winner of the award was selected by the current coaches and captain from every men’s national team in Africa
Salah is the second Egyptian to win this prestigious award in the African continent.