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BREAKING: Mo Salah Retains African Footballer Award

By Dipo Olowookere

Egyptian football star, Mohammed Salah, has been named the best football player in Africa for the second time.

At a ceremony held in Dakar, Senegal, the talented footballer, who plies his trade in England with Liverpool FC, beat his club teammate, Sadio Mane, and Arsenal/Gabonese star, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, to clinch the coveted award.

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The African Footballer of the Year award is conducted by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Mo Salah received the award on Tuesday night from a former winner of the prize and 1995 World Footballer of the Year, President George Weah of Liberia.

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Dipo Olowookere is a journalist based in Nigeria that has passion for reporting business news stories. At his leisure time, he watches football and supports 3SC of Ibadan.

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