Mane, Salah Miss Out on FIFA The Best Award

Senegal’s Sadio Mane and Egyptian, Mohammed Salah have both missed out on FIFA The Best awards for the Men’s Player of the Year.

The Liverpool duo were part of an initial list of 25 nominees released by the world football governing body.

The list also includes Kylian Mbappe, Virgil Van Dijk, Sergio Ramos, Kevin De Bruyne, Neymar and others.

Both Liverpool players had stellar seasons in 2020 as the Reds finished top of the Premier League for the first time in three decades.

Regular entrants, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi were joined by favourite, Robert Lewandowski as the three final nominees for the award.

Your Friends Also Read:  Kenya is making strides against doping amidst hurdles

All across FIFA’s final nominations, there is no African in the final selection for the awards.

In the Women’s Player of the Year final nomination, the trio of Lucy Bronze (England / Olympique Lyonnais / Manchester City WFC), Pernille Harder (Denmark / VfL Wolfsburg / Chelsea FC Women) and Wendie Renard (France / Olympique Lyonnais) made the final list, while Jans Oblak, Allison Becker and Manuel Neuer were nominees for goalkeeper of the year.

Leeds United’s Argentine coach, Marcelo Bielsa and German managers, Jurgen Klopp and Hans Dieter-Flick of Liverpool and Bayern Munich respectively were the final nominees for the FIFA Coach of the Year.

Your Friends Also Read:  Kenya’s Kipchoge Races to History in Tokyo

All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from News Central TV.

Contact: digital@newscentral.ng

Total
0
Shares

Leave a Reply

Previous Article

Portugal Steps in to Help Mozambique Battle Rising Insurgency

Next Article

Wizkid, Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade and more lead nominations as MTV Africa Music Awards return

Related Posts
Powered by Live Score & Live Score App