Egyptian star Mohamed Salah, a Liverpool player, seeks to be crowned the best player in the African continent for the third time in his career full of titles and achievements., a Liverpool player, seeks to be crowned the best player in the African continent for the third time in his career full of titles and achievements.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced the date of the award ceremony for the Confederation of African Football for 2022, led by the award for the best African player this year, after canceling the ceremony in the past two years.
CAF published a statement, on its official website, saying, “The CAF Awards Ceremony returns on July 21. The awards ceremony will be held on July 21, 2022, honoring the best African talents in Morocco, and presenting a new category for the best club player for the year.”
Mohamed Salah won the African Player of the Year award twice in his career, the first in 2017, when he won the award with 625 points, beating the duo Sadio Mane and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Mohamed Salah Negm has crowned the best player in Africa for the year 2018, and the award was handed over by the star, George Weah, President of the Republic of Liberia.
Mohamed Salah excelled in the 2018 African Footballer of the Year award, having scored 567 points, beating Senegalese Sadio Mane and Gabonese Aubameyang.
In the 2019 edition of the award, the last before it was suspended for two years, the Egyptian star came in second place in the final arrangement for the award for the best player in the continent, with 325 points, behind Senegalese Sadio Mane, who won the award with 477 points, while the Algerian Riyad Mahrez came in third place.