Liverpool pair Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah, in addition to Riyad Mahrez from Manchester City, were named as the three contender during the current year’s African Footballer of the Year grant, to be chosen one month from now.
Senegal charm Mane will be the most loved for the honor in front of his Egyptian club mate after Liverpool won the Champions League. Be that as it may, he faces solid resistance from Mahrez, who won the Premier League with City and furthermore captained Algeria to the Africa Cup of Nations title in mid-year.
The selected people were named on Sunday in the wake of being chosen(nomination) by a board of specialized specialists from the Confederation of African Football in addition to previous players and media.
The mentors and commanders of the 54 African national groups will currently decide in favor of the champ, to be reported on Jan. 7 at a service at Hurgada in Egypt.