Salah will miss the game through a groin injury, but Mane could well play. He netted the stoppage time penalty against Congo, which sent the Egyptian team to the world cup competition.
The striker at the event in Accra, Ghana said the Award was "a dream come true" for him.
Since his move to Liverpool from Italian side AS Roma in the summer, Salah has been a key part of the side's attempts to retain a top-four finish for the 2017-18 season - and the Champions League football that that brings with it. Egypt was named National Team of the Year, alongside its Argentinian manager, Hector Cuper, who was voted Coach of the Year. His hard work is definitely paying off and he could become just the second Egyptian to win the coveted African player award after Mahmoud El Khatib, who won in 1983.
Salah was transferred from Roma, Serie A, after a short stint (2014-15) at Chelsea.
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After dropping a hint or two last week, then announcing a new album , J.T. finally drops his first single off Man of the Woods . The pop giant will follow up the record's release with his performance at the Super Bowl halftime show on February 4.
Apple Could Buy Netflix, According To Citi Analysts
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Terrorists storm CRPF camp in J&K's Pulwama, jawan killed
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Maine's minimum wage to increase to $10 an hour
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