Mohammed Salah Named Arab Player of the Year For 2017
Liverpool FC and Egypt Forward Mohammed Salah has been voted as the Arab Player of the year For 2017 in a poll of around 100 sports journalists from several Arab countries.
Salah, 25, has been an instant success at Liverpool since joining from AS Roma, scoring 17 goals in the Premier League already and 23 in all competitions.
The former As Roma player scored 34 games in 49 games for both Roma and Liverpool and created 17 assists during the 2017 campaign for both clubs while he scored 5 goals and created 2 assists for Egypt in 11 games in 2017.
Syrian winger Omar Khribin, who plays for Al-Hilal in Saudi Arabia, came second and another Syrian player, Omar Al-Soma, of Saudi side Al Ahli, was third.
He also helped Egypt to qualify for this year’s World Cup finals in Russia.
He has also been named BBC 2017 African Player of the Year and he is also a nominee for the CAF African player of the year.
Salah is also favourite to win the African Player of the Year title which will be announced in the Ghanaian capital Accra on Thursday.