African player of the year: After Didier Drogba, Serge Aurier praises Sadio Mané

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Elected African Player of the Year 2019, Sadio Mané is congratulated everywhere. In Ivory Coast too. After Didier Drogba, in particular, Serge Aurier rolled out the red carpet to his Senegalese counterpart, who had a fantastic season with Liverpool.

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"Today, he is the best African player," said Aurier of Mané, at the microphone of RMC Sport. “It is a pride for us as Africans to see him at this level, among the best in the world. He is someone I respect a lot because he is very shy but very respectful of many people. Above all, he is someone of quality ”added Serge.

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Mané finished co-top scorer in the Premier League (22 goals), European champion, vice-champion of England, winner of the European Super Cup and vice-champion of Africa. A season full of emotions which earned him this trophy, the first of his career. He succeeded his liverpuldian teammate, the Egyptian Mohamed Salah.

Joe Midelli



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