Salah wins BBC African Footballer For The Second Consecutive Time

Egypt and city forward Mohamed salat has been voted BBC African athlete of the Year for the second time during a row. 2017, 2018… — Mohamed salat (@MoSalah) Dec fourteen, 2018 The 26-year-old beat Medhi Benatia, Kalidou Koulibaly, Sadio Mane and Thomas Partey to the prize.The Premier League’s player of the year scored forty four goals in fifty two games for city last season. “It’s an excellent feeling to win once more. I’m happy and that i would love to win it conjointly next year! ” aforementioned salat. moreover as inspiring his club to the Champions League final, salat scored double for Egypt at this year’s World Cup, having reticulate each goals within the match that took his country to the tournament for the primary time since 1990. “There are several sensible moments in 2018,” he value-added. “ the sport against Roma at Anfield [Champions League semi-final 1st leg] was unbelievable. I’m grading goals and serving to the team to induce the points to be prime of the league. That’s perpetually an excellent feeling.” affirmative MO!! @MoSalah has won the 2018 BBC African athlete of the Year award. #BBCAFOTY — city FC (@LFC) Dec fourteen, 2018 salat aforementioned his aim for 2019 is “to win one thing with the club therefore everyone seems to be excited”.“I try and push myself on a daily basis to assist the team win one thing,” he value-added. The BBC received quite 650,000 votes this year – a record for the award. salat becomes the primary player since Nigerian Jay-Jay Okocha to win in consecutive years. BBC reports that the previous Chelsea player signed for the Reds from Roma within the summer of 2017. He scored fifteen goals and created eleven others for the Italian facet in 2016-17 as they finished second in Serie A, their best league inserting for seven years. during a extraordinary begin to his city career, salat scored nineteen goals in his 1st twenty four appearances. He went on to beat the previous record of thirty one goals during a 38-game Premier League season shared by Luis Suarez for the Reds in 2013-14, Cristiano Ronaldo for Manchester United in 2007-08 and Alan Shearer for city in 1995-96.

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