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UCL: Liverpool thrash FC Porto 5-0 in first leg

Sadio Mane has scored six goals in the Champions League this season (Image credit: Getty Images)

Sadio Mane scored a hat-trick as Liverpool marked their first Champions League knockout game for nine years with an emphatic victory at Porto in their Champions League last-16 first-leg tie. Mane opened the scoring when home goalkeeper Jose Sa failed to hold his placed strike. Mohamed Salah then showed wonderful composure to steer the ball home for Liverpool’s second and ...

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Mohammed Salah: Egypt star named Africa’s best player

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Egypt and Liverpool star Mohammed Salah has been named African Footballer of the Year 2017 at the AITEO CAF Awards Ceremony held in Accra, Ghana Thursday night. The 25-year old beat competition from Liverpool teammate and Senegal international Sadio Mane who finished 2nd and Gabon and Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang who finished 3rd. Salah recorded 625 points while Mane had ...

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AITEO CAF Awards 2017: We make each other better- Salah, Mane

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Liverpool duo of Mohammed Salah and Sadio Mane believe that being in the same team has improved their respective performances. The two, along with Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubamenyang are in contention for the 2017 AITEO CAF Awards which will be held on Thursday night at the Accra International Conference Center. Salah and Mane  scored 43 goals between them for Liverpool in ...

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Going Wide: Africa’s Wingers Take Over

Sadio Mane (left) and Mohammed Salah (right) (Image credit: PA)

Freelance football writer, Sammie Frimpong, believes that wingers are the new kings of football on the continent looking at the nominations of Sadio Mane and Mohammed Salah in both the BBC African Footballer of the Year and the CAF AITEO Player of the Year. Over the years, African football has produced a good number of world-class players who fit stereotypes ...

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Salah, Mane, Aubameyang nominated for African Player of the Year

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Liverpool duo, Sadio Mane and Mohammed Salah have been nominated for the AITEO CAF Player of the Year Award for 2017. They are joined by Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre Emerick Aubameyang. The announcement was made in Accra by the Confederation of African Football on Monday. Egyptian Salah has had a phenomenal year, helping the Pharaohs to the final of the ...

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BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017: The five contenders

One of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Naby Keita, Sadio Mane, Victor Moses and Mohamed Salah will be crowned winner on Monday 11 December

The five-man shortlist of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Naby Keita, Sadio Mane, Victor Moses and Mohamed Salah has been revealed and voting for the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017 is now open. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – Gabon and Borussia Dortmund Not once in the long history of the Bundesliga had an African ever topped the league’s scoring charts outright until Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hit ...

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Liverpool lose appeal against length of Sadio Mane

Sadio Mane was sent off in the first half when Manchester City were leading 1-0 (Image credit: Rex Features)

Liverpool have lost their appeal over the length of Sadio Mane’s three-match ban after he was sent off in Saturday’s 5-0 defeat at Manchester City. Mane was dismissed in the 37th minute after catching City goalkeeper Ederson in the face with a high foot. He will now miss Premier League matches against Burnley and Leicester, as well as a trip ...

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Liverpool to appeal against length of ban after Sadio Mane red card

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Liverpool will appeal against the length of Sadio Mane’s three-match ban after he was sent off during Saturday’s 5-0 defeat at Manchester City. Mane, 25, was dismissed in the 37th minute after catching City goalkeeper Ederson in the face with a high foot. The Senegal forward is due to miss Premier League matches against Burnley and Leicester, as well as ...

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