Mohamed Salah has won the award ahead of Arsenal rival Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Liverpool team-mate Sadio Mane, claiming the prestigious award at Tuesday’s ceremony in Dakar.
The Egyptian enjoyed a stunning 2018, helping Liverpool reach the Champions League final in Kiev.
Last season, he finished with 44 goals across all competitions and won the Premier League Golden Boot Award.
MySportDab report He also featured for Egypt at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, scoring twice in two appearances.
Full Awards Winners List:.
Mohamed Salah – African Player of the Year 2018.
Chrestinah Thembi Kgatlana – African Women’s Player of the Year 2018
Achraf Hakimi – African Youth Player of the Year 2018
Desiree Ellis – African Women’s Coach of the Year 2018
Hervé Renard – Men’s Coach of the Year 2018
Nigeria – Women’s Team of the Year 2018
Mauritania – Men’s Team of the Year 2018
@KgatlanaJnr11(Thembi Kgatlana) – Goal of the Year Award