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Here’s Mane’s humble speech at CAF POTY Awards

first_imgIt was a deserved victory for Mane and despite revealing pride at his latest triumph, he made an “honest” admission at the start of this short, but humble speech.“To be honest I would prefer to be playing football than speaking in front of so many people,” said Mané.“I’m really happy and really proud at the same time. I would like to thank my family, especially my uncle who is here today. Liverpool forward Sadio Mane gave a typically humble and gracious speech after he was crowned the CAF African Player of the Year.The 27-year-old received a total of 477 votes at the ceremony in Hurghada, beating teammate Mohamed Salah and Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez, who received 325 and 267 votes respectively, to the trophy. Advertisement “It is a big day for me and I would love to thank all the Senegalese people who have been voting for me. I’m from a very small village called Bambali and I’m sure they are all watching me tonight.”Sadio Mane’s African footballer of the year acceptance speech pic.twitter.com/w7cvkPEk9f— Ahmed (@ahmedIfc) January 7, 2020 Loading… He enjoyed an incredible season under Jurgen Klopp, helping his team win the Champions League, Club World Cup and Super Cup.The forward was also instrumental in the club’s Premier League success last season, and was deservedly named in the PFA Team of the Year; not to mention his sharing of the Golden Boot with Mohamed Salah and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.t has been a remarkable journey for the Sedhiou-born forward, who was so desperate to become a professional footballer at the age of 16, that he packed his stuff and ran away. “I prepared everything down to the minute, knowing that I did not have any money at all,” Mane told France Football in an in-depth interview.center_img Mane scored an impressive 32 goals in 53 appearances for Liverpool last year. “I walked for a long time to meet up with a friend who loaned me some money so that I could take the bus to Dakar.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Read Also: CAF awards: Eagles stars missing from Africa’s best XI“At sunset, I hid in the tall grass, in front of my house, and early the following morning, I brushed my teeth and didn’t even take a shower. I left without telling anyone, apart from my best friend. Promoted Content15 Photos Of Amazingly Beautiful MutationsWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?A Guy Turns Gray Walls And Simple Bricks Into Works Of ArtTop 10 Most Romantic Nations In The WorldTop 7 Best Car Manufacturers Of All TimeA Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic Bombs5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks7 Universities In The World With The Highest Market Value7 Mind-Boggling Facts About Black Holes6 Great Ancient Mysteries That Make China Worth Visiting7 Of The Wealthiest Universities In The Worldlast_img read more

Nadal set to seal year-end No 1 spot in Paris

first_imgOSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Austria ‘willing to wait’ for SMB top pick Standhardinger The 31-year-old’s best effort came with a final defeat by David Nalbandian in 2007.Race to London hots upThe hard courts at Bercy will also see the final two places for the World Tour Finals decided, with seven players still hunting a ticket to London.Belgian David Goffin and US Open semi-finalist Pablo Carreno Busta currently hold the seventh and eighth spots.But Sam Querrey, Kevin Anderson, del Potro, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Lucas Pouille all remain in contention.Former US Open champion del Potro has made a stunning late charge after sitting 47th in the points standings only two months ago.The 29-year-old reached the semi-finals at Flushing Meadows, beating Federer on the way, before also making the Shanghai Masters last four and winning in Stockholm ahead of his runner-up effort in Basel.That makes the Argentinian the form man going into Paris, where he will play either Italian Paolo Lorenzi or qualifier Joao Sousa in round two.Frenchman Pouille is also making a last-gasp bid for a place at the eight-man season-ending finals, after beating his compatriot Tsonga to win his third title of the year in Vienna on Sunday.The 23-year-old will have to at least make the final in front of his home crowd, but was given a boost when handed Federer’s place in the draw.Pouille, the only man to win tournaments on clay, grass and hard courts this year, is not seeded to face a top-10 player until the quarter-finals, where he is due to face Austrian fifth seed Dominic Thiem. /cbb Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next But Federer, who could have still usurped Nadal at the top of the rankings with titles in the French capital and at the World Tour Finals in London, pulled out of the final event of the regular season to protect a back problem.The 36-year-old said winning his eighth Swiss Indoors title on Sunday against Juan Martin del Potro left him unfit to play at the Bercy Arena.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smog“I am very sorry to have to pull out of the Paris Masters but my body needs a rest after Basel,” said the Swiss legend.“I’ve played a lot of tennis this year and need to make sure I look after my physical wellbeing if I want to continue to compete at the highest level for years to come. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ setcenter_img Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny View comments LATEST STORIES Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award “I love to play at Bercy, it’s a few times now that I’ve not played there. It’s a tough one but they have to understand that it’s for the cause of staying injury-free and healthy.“I’d like to be fully fit for London and for 2018.”Top seed Nadal, who has a bye for the first round in Paris, just needs to win his opening second-round clash to secure the top ranking heading into next year.The Spaniard, who claimed his 10th French Open title and the US Open crown to take his Grand Slam tally to 16 major titles this season, will start his campaign against either German serve-and-volleyer Mischa Zverev or promising South Korean Hyeon Chung.Despite his love affair with the clay of Roland Garros, Nadal has never won the Paris Masters in five previous attempts at the indoor tournament.ADVERTISEMENT Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Rafael Nadal. AP FILEPARIS, France — Rafael Nadal will be crowned as the year-end world number one if he wins his first match at this week’s Paris Masters, after Roger Federer withdrew from the tournament.The two old rivals have both had stunning seasons, returning to form and fitness with two Grand Slam titles each.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READlast_img read more

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