Sadio Mané has been crowned the African Player of the Year for the first time in his career after a very stellar year with English club Liverpool
The 25-year-old has become the first Senegalese to win the annual award since 2002, after finishing as runners-up in the last two years.
The Liverpool attacker defeated his club teammate Mohamed Salah and Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez to win his maiden individual award on the continent.
2019 season was quite good for Sadio Mané as he played 63 games, scored 35 goals, made 11 assists and won 3 trophies.
The forward was also nominated for the balon d or of last year as he finished outside the top three despite him winning the uefa champions League with Liverpool.
More details coming soon.