African players in Europe: Salah, Mane score as season starts
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African players in Europe: Salah, Mane score as season starts

Paris (AFP) – African superstars and former Liverpool teammates Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane scored at the weekend as new league seasons dawned in Europe. Egyptian Salah scored on the opening day of the Premier League for a sixth straight season to salvage a 2-2 draw for Liverpool at Fulham.   Senegalese Mane, who left […]

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/ 181 days ago

African players in Europe: Salah, Mane score as season starts

Paris (AFP) – African superstars and former Liverpool teammates Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane scored at the weekend as new league seasons dawned in Europe. Egyptian Salah scored on the opening day of the Premier League for a sixth straight season to salvage a 2-2 draw for Liverpool at Fulham.   Senegalese Mane, who left […]
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Africa

/ 200 days ago

Mane and Salah renew rivalry with top African award up for grabs

Johannesburg (AFP) – Another chapter in the personal rivalry between former Liverpool teammates Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah will play out in Rabat on Thursday when the annual African award winners are announced.   Mane was a key figure in the Senegal team that defeated Salah-captained Egypt in the 2021/2022 Africa Cup of Nations final […]
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Mohamed Salah

/ 209 days ago

Mane, Salah among African Player of the Year contenders

Johannesburg (AFP) – Former Liverpool teammates Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah are among 10 stars shortlisted for the 2022 African Player of the Year award, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced on Monday. Salah won the award in 2017 and 2018 and Mane in 2019. The 2020 and 2021 editions were cancelled due to […]
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Leagues: EPL

/ 219 days ago

Best still to come from 'legend' Salah after signing new Liverpool deal

Liverpool (AFP) – Jurgen Klopp said Mohamed Salah's best years are still ahead of him after the Liverpool star ended speculation over his future by signing a new contract on Friday. Salah's new deal will reportedly make him the club's highest paid player of all-time on £350,000 ($425,000) a week until 2025. The 30-year-old had […]
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Leagues: EPL

/ 219 days ago

Salah ends speculation by signing new Liverpool contract

Liverpool (AFP) – Mohamed Salah ended speculation over his Liverpool future on Friday by signing a new contract that will reportedly run until 2025. Salah, who has scored 156 goals in 254 appearances for Liverpool, had entered the final year of his previous contract with talks stalling over the 30-year-old's wage demands. However, the Egypt forward […]
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Salah-less Egypt suffer shock AFCON loss to Ethiopia

Johannesburg (AFP) – Egypt sorely missed injured captain Mohamed Salah as they slumped to a shock 2-0 defeat by Ethiopia on Thursday in 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying.   A strain ruled out the prolific Liverpool scorer after he defied his club last Sunday and played in a victory over Guinea despite not […]
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AFCON

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Injured Salah led Egypt to victory after defying Liverpool

Johannesburg (AFP) – Injured Liverpool star Mohamed Salah defied his club and captained Egypt to a 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying victory over Guinea in Cairo at the weekend, according to national coach Ehab Galal. "Salah was hit by an injury, but played through it," said Galal following his debut after Portuguese Carlos Queiroz […]
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Mohamed Salah

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Salah's Egyptian fans share in his Champions League misery

Cairo (AFP) – Donning Liverpool jerseys, Egyptian soccer fans cheered "Mo Salah! Mo Salah" even as they struggled to hide their disappointment over the Reds' loss to Real Madrid in the Champions League final. It was another blow for Mohamed Salah who was reduced to tears twice earlier this year following Egypt's losses to Senegal […]
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Leagues: EPL

/ 256 days ago

Salah staying at Liverpool 'for sure' next season

Liverpool (AFP) – Mohamed Salah has confirmed he will see out his contract at Liverpool next season, but the Egypt forward remains non-committal on his future at Anfield beyond 2023. Salah's contract expires at the end of next season and talks over a new deal have dragged on for months without a resolution. However, ahead of […]
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Leagues: EPL

/ 259 days ago

Salah and Son share Premier League Golden Boot

London (AFP) – Mohamed Salah and Son Heung-min shared the Premier League Golden Boot on Sunday after both scored on the final day of the season. South Korea's Son netted twice in Tottenham's 5-0 win at Norwich to move to 23 goals — one clear of Salah, but the Egypt forward struck late in Liverpool's […]
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Liverpool's Salah wants 'revenge' in Real Madrid rematch

London (AFP) – Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah is readying himself for a "revenge" mission against Real Madrid in this month's Champions League final. Salah, who received the Football Writers' Association's Footballer of the Year award in London on Thursday, was forced off injured early on after a Sergio Ramos challenge as Liverpool were beaten by […]
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