Sadio Mane finishes ahead of Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah and fellow Senegalese Edouard Mendy in the men's category, and Asisat Oshoala bags the award in the women's category, a record fifth time.
Manchester City clinch a sixth Premier League title in 11 seasons by scoring three times in five minutes to come from behind to beat Aston Villa 3-2 in the finale.
The football governing body ordered African champions Senegal and Nigeria to play one match behind closed doors after crowd disorder during last month’s 2022 World Cup play-offs.
Sadio Mane makes up for a first-half penalty miss by converting the winning spot-kick in a shoot-out as Senegal defeat Egypt 4-2 in final of African Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
The Egyptian star's 69th minute effort came despite a largely anonymous performance from the Egyptian forward as his team battled to beat Guinea Bissau.
Cameroon is racing against the clock to complete preparations for the biggest African sporting event.
Mohamed Salah scores hat-trick in 5-0 win at Old Trafford registering Liverpool's largest success against United since 1925. Separately, Real Madrid beat Barcelona 2-1 at the first football match since Ramos and Messi's departure.
"We don't have to talk about what Messi and Ronaldo have done for world football and their dominance, but right now, he is the best," Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said after 5-0 victory at Watford.
Egyptian painter Islam Battah’s uncanny resemblance to Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi sparks joy for children at an orphanage in Zagazig, north of Egyptian capital Cairo.
Mo Salah told Spanish newspaper AS in an interview this month that he admired Real Madrid and Barcelona, fuelling talk in the British media that he was looking to move on.
Egyptian football players Mohamed Salah and Mohamed Elneny are the latest Premier League players to test positive for Covid-19, EFA said.
The star striker is being hailed as a ‘real-life hero’ after preventing youths from harassing a homeless man and then giving him money.
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