Mohamed Salah has been introduced because the BBC African Footballer of the Yr for the year 2018.
The Liverpool ahead gained the prize forward of membership teammate Sadio Mane, Senegal’s Kalidou Koulibaly, Ghana’s Thomas Partey, and Morocco’s Medhi Benatia.
Salah, 26, gained the award final 12 months and is the primary participant since Nigeria’s Jay-Jay Okocha to win the award in consecutive years.
“It’s an incredible feeling to win once more. I’m pleased and I want to win it additionally subsequent 12 months!” Salah informed BBC.
The Egyptian gained the PFA award final season as he scored 44 targets in 52 video games for his membership. Salah was instrumental in Liverpool’s journey to the ultimate of the Champions League in 2018. For his nation, his targets ensured they received to the World Cup for the primary time since 1990.
Itemizing his stand out moments with the membership in 2018, the Liverpool ahead mentioned, “The sport in opposition to Roma at Anfield [Champions League semi-final first leg] was unbelievable. I’m scoring targets and serving to the staff to get the factors to be prime of the league. That’s all the time an incredible feeling.”
Whereas the earlier season was suffering from particular person awards for his exploits with Liverpool, Salah hopes “to win one thing with the membership so everybody is happy”.
“I attempt to push myself day by day to assist the staff win one thing,” he acknowledged.