Liverpool star Sadio Mane’s triumphant homecoming to Senegal after winning Africa’s top football prize was scuppered Wednesday when problems with overflight permission in Tunisia grounded his jet.
Liverpool’s Sadio Mane has been named the Confederation of African Football’s (Caf) Player of the Year.
Sadio Mane is expected to become the first African football headline-maker of 2020 by winning the Player of the Year award in Egypt next week.
Samuel Eto’o is hoping this will be the year an African player wins the Ballon d’Or for just the second time but still be happy if Messi emerges a winner.
Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah ensured Liverpool maintained their 100 percent start to the Premier League season by coming from behind to beat Newcastle 3-1 at Anfield on Saturday.
The African trio of Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mohamed Salah shared the English Premier League 2018/2019 season Golden Boot.