2017 CAF AFRICAN PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Mo Salah crowns magical 2017 as Africa's best player - in pictures

Liverpool and Egypt striker Mohamed Salah with club team mate Sadio Mané at the International Conference Centre in Accra, Ghana in Thursday's CAF awards ceremony.

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Liverpool and Egypt striker Mohamed Salah at the International Conference Centre in Accra, Ghana in Thursday's CAF awards ceremony.

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Liverpool and Egypt striker Mohamed Salah with club team mate Sadio Mané at the International Conference Centre in Accra, Ghana in Thursday's CAF awards ceremony.

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Salah polled 625 points, ahead of fellow candidates Sadio Mané on 507 and Pierre Emerick Aubameyang on 311 points

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Salah polled 625 points, ahead of fellow candidates Sadio Mané on 507 and Pierre Emerick Aubameyang on 311 points

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Salah polled 625 points, ahead of fellow candidates Sadio Mané on 507 and Pierre Emerick Aubameyang on 311 points

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Salah polled 625 points, ahead of fellow candidates Sadio Mané on 507 and Pierre Emerick Aubameyang on 311 points

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Salah polled 625 points, ahead of fellow candidates Sadio Mané on 507 and Pierre Emerick Aubameyang on 311 points

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After accepting his award, Salah said: "This award is especially for me and my country, and for all of the kids in Africa”.

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Salah played a key role in guiding Egypt to 2018 World Cup Russia and has already scored 23 goals for Liverpool, setting new club scoring records.

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Salah polled 625 points, ahead of fellow candidates Sadio Mané on 507 and Pierre Emerick Aubameyang on 311 points

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Salah polled 625 points, ahead of fellow candidates Sadio Mané on 507 and Pierre Emerick Aubameyang on 311 points

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Salah played a key role in guiding Egypt to 2018 World Cup Russia and has already scored 23 goals for Liverpool, setting new club scoring records.

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Salah equalled Roger Hunt's club record of 23 goals for Liverpool before the New Year.

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Salah equalled Roger Hunt's club record of 23 goals for Liverpool before the New Year.

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