© / Alexey FilippovMohamed Salah
MOSCOW, 20 Jul – Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Édouard Mendy were shortlisted for the African Footballer of the Year title this season, according to the African Confederation of Football (CAF) official website.
The CAF Awards 2022 will take place on July 21 in Rabat, Morocco.
Chelsea and Senegal goalkeeper Mendy, unlike Liverpool and Egypt striker Salah and Bayern Munich and Senegal forward Mane, has made it into the final three contenders for the title of African Footballer of the Year for the first time.
Salah received the award in 2017 and 2018, Manet in 2019. The award has not been presented for the past two years due to the coronavirus pandemic.